Zucchini Flower Pesto

  Edward and Elinor are back from Italy and settling in. The zucchini flowers are going crazy in his garden, so he has been cooking them all week, usually flavored with saffron: in a sauté with shrimp, fried… Read More

Greek Cheese Pastries

Neni showed me how to make these wonderful little cheese pies right before she left New York for Greece. She told me she likes to make them before she goes on a trip because the recipe uses up… Read More

Fried Rabbit, for Love

Edward has been in Italy these last few weeks, taking care of business in Le Marche where he and my sister Lisa Giobbi own a little apartment on the Adriatic, in San Benedetto Del Tronto. The town is… Read More

It’s Time To Start Drying Herbs

Neni has started drying her herbs for winter use. She told me she recently gathered wild thyme in the hills near her beach house on the Aegean and washed it in the sea before taking it home to… Read More