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27 02, 2019

Pre-Order a Signed Copy of Food of the Italian South

2019-03-11T05:03:14+02:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Press & Articles|1 Comment

Food of the Italian South is coming out in exactly TWO WEEKS! I can hardly believe it--especially because I handed in the manuscript and shot the whole thing in August 2017. Well, on March 12, 2019, FOTIS will be released into the wild and I CANNOT WAIT for you to read it. I will also [...]

21 06, 2018

Food of the Italian South Cookbook Now Available for Pre-Order!

2018-09-11T06:32:46+02:00June 21st, 2018|Categories: Basilicata, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Puglia, Recipes|13 Comments

I have a few super exciting things to announce! First, Untitled South Italy Cookbook finally has a title: Food of the Italian South: Recipes for Classic, Disappearing, and Lost Dishes. The book also has a cover (focaccia!!!) and a publication date (March 12, 2019!!!). If it seems like a long time has passed since I [...]

13 10, 2017

Caseari Cautero Wine, Cheese, and Salumi Shop in Naples

2017-10-13T16:20:54+02:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Travel|2 Comments

Naples, you guys. Have you been? I'm totally obsessed with Italy's beautiful, decaying, lively metropolis. I won't dwell on the city's bad rap, which is largely undeserved, but I will say that if you visit the city with someone who truly loves it (Fiorella from Vesuvius vs Pompeii, for example, is such an awesome guide [...]

28 02, 2015

Italy’s New Wave Pizza

2017-02-17T15:15:52+02:00February 28th, 2015|Categories: Carbs, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Pizza, Restaurants, Rome & Lazio, Travel|2 Comments

For centuries, pizza in Naples - indeed, across Italy - was meant to be a cheap fast food. It became such an ubiquitous phenomenon that many pizzerie have managed to skate by on sub-par ingredients, quick doughs and low-quality toppings. Only recently has pizza in Naples and beyond entered a new era. Call it third-wave [...]

10 11, 2014

Forgotten Flavors, Found in the Alto Casertano

2017-02-17T15:16:06+02:00November 10th, 2014|Categories: Carbs, Culture, Food & Wine, Gastronomic Traditions, Naples & Campania, Travel|5 Comments

Speeding down the A1, the Italian traffic artery playfully dubbed “The Motorway of the Sun”, we exited at Santa Maria Capua Vetere, slowing our pace to navigate the series of increasingly curvy roads that led to our destination, Agriturismo Le Campestre, an agriturismo buried deep inside Campania’s Alto Casertano […]