Fiori di zucca: summer’s most delicious gift

Fiori di zucca: summer’s most delicious gift

The steamy summer is in full force. Beach days, hazy afternoons, and sweltering heat. If you have been to your farmer’s market you may have seen the abundance of gorgeous fruits and vegetables that is our reward for dealing with such insufferable temperatures. First...
Steaking our Florence

Steaking our Florence

Florence. Firenze. Florencia. Florenz. Φλωρεντία. 佛罗伦萨. Anyway you say it, Florence sounds dreamy. I was lucky enough to spend a weekend there with my love, and it was indeed dreamy. But it was also hot. Real hot. Sweaty hot. Like must have a hotel with a rooftop pool...
Carbonara, the love of my life

Carbonara, the love of my life

Carbonara, l’amore della mia vita. Carbonara, the love of my life. Roman cuisine proudly boasts of many traditional pasta dishes that bring consistent joy to all who consume them. Cacio e Pepe, Amatriciana, Arrabbiata, Gricia, all of whom I care for deeply. But,...
Our Italians: Chef Mario Traina

Our Italians: Chef Mario Traina

Welcome back to the “Our Italians” series of interviews. In these we focus on food artisans, experts and producers in Italy or abroad. These passionate individuals are committed to sharing the best in Italian food, wine and traditional products, through family-owned...