Find Out What Americans Don't Know About Italian Food

Of course the title of this post is a bit of a teaser, but the truth is that most Americans know very little about real Italian food. I'm learning about what people eat in Italy by reading some of my favorite Italian food blogs, many of them written by ex-pats who've come to love the foods of their adopted land. ...more

Thanks for this terrific list.  It's a shame when people come visit, and then order the ...more

Breaking Bread

2 Saturdays ago I enjoyed spending time with two other goddesses, Cath and Rosita. It was a spur of the moment thing. We saw each other one Friday and said how we should get together over lunch or dinner. Then someone said (can't remember who), "Why don't we have lunch tomorrow?" We planned to have a barbecue and pick most of our food from Cath's organic allotment. But as luck would have it, and the uncertainty of British weather, it started to pour after we picked the new potatoes. ...more

Zucchini Madness Part One: Zucchini Carpaccio

In Utah there's a joke about why people lock their cars when they go to church in the summer. It's so you don't come out and find your car full of zucchini, of course! It's a joke, but using up all the zucchini that one plant produces can be quite a challenge. Here's part one of a series of ideas about how to use that zucchini. ...more

indeed :) I had already bought the zucchinis and chosen the recipe, and then saw your post at ...more