I thought this basket of root veggies I photographed at the Marché des Enfants Rouge in Paris last week was so festive. All the autumn hues are there, yet none of the vegetables seem to be their standard color. One of the things I like best about Paris is walking through its markets and discovering [...]
UPDATE: THE TESTACCIO MARKET HAS CLOSED AND MOVED TO A NEW VENUE. Earlier this week, a curious reader asked the questions, "Where can one find tripe and head cheese when in Rome? Preferably followed by limoncello?" The answer is simple: the Testaccio market. Just yesterday as I was strolling through, I saw one of the [...]
I have ordered a 6-7 kilo turkey that will, hypothetically, fit inside my oven. But what I really want to eat on Thursday is a turducken, the greatest food on earth. There is no logical reason why it should exist, but I love it.
Palermo is loaded with stalls, bakeries and rustic osterie where street food on-the-go or a simple sit-down meal can be had for cheap. […]
A listing of enoteche (wine bars) in Rome
I honestly try to stay focused and on-topic and to write only about Italian things but I am very easily distracted by French food, especially pastries like Les Religieuses from Ladurée. So perfect-one big and one little choux pastry filled with confectioner’s custard and topped with icing.