Margherita Pizza

By Monday, July 25, 2011

When I was in a small town of 500 people on the Adriatic Coast of Italy in 2005, there were a couple things I ate a lot of. The most obvious was caprese salad – sliced tomatoes and fresh mozzarella with a drizzle of olive oil and sometimes some basil. The second was white wine out of ...

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti

By Tuesday, September 7, 2010

When I was in Italy in 2005 as a student with the Nocciano Institute for Arts and Culture, there were a lot of things that surprised me about Italian food and culture (on top of being thrown into a traditional village with 500 people who don’t speak a syllable of English). Nocciano, Italy 2005 First ...