I am an Italian native living in Northern California. I write memoir and food stories, cook a lot and photograph the world around me.
It is hard to pass by a basket of kohlrabi without stopping.
Chicken Asparagus Salad for One
It's asparagus time.
Game for Indonesian Vegetable Scramble
Co-writing a cookbook
Mushrooms and Tofu
New Year's resolution in the kitchen
Good Things Come Small-Packaged
Farmer's favorite grilled lettuce
Things of Rare Beauty
Let's talk about eggplants
Magic on the water
A Hearty Belgian Mash
From community garden to table
A savory taste of West Africa
Seedy in a Good Way
My husband learns to bake.
Dark leafy greens two ways.
Some plants have a lot going for them.
When in doubt, ask the farmer.
The Many Lives of Strawberries
Sweet and savory and even in frittata
Where do black-eyed peas go after being at the center of the New Year's table?