6 04, 2009

Easter Lamb in Italy

2016-01-08T12:18:53+00:00 April 6th, 2009|Categories: Gastronomic Traditions, Meat, Sweets & Dessert|10 Comments

I love lamb and during Easter in Italy I get to have two kinds: spring lamb freshly slaughtered and grilled to perfection and almond paste formed into the shape of the animal and airbrushed with a dopey smile and a homicidal glare. […]

2 04, 2009

Turkish Cuisine

2016-01-07T14:38:16+00:00 April 2nd, 2009|Categories: Istanbul, Turkish Cuisine|4 Comments

I spent the month of March in Istanbul studying Turkish and researching Turkish food. I ate way too much, interviewed the city’s leading chefs, and managed to sneak in a quick trip to Bodrum between meals. […]