Category Archives: italy

Puntarelle. Punto.

Ever hear of Puntarelle? I didn’t until I came to Italy, and more specifically Rome. It is a type of chicory, a bit bitter, and often served only from November to January. You can still find it served in a few … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday

This year I was the recipient of the Premio Daniel Carasso for nutrition and sustainable diets. A video was made by Laurent Benhamou (Crunk video productions) of our last days in Rome.

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Better moving than standing still

After two and a half years, we are leaving Rome and heading back to the U.S. The time spent here has been enriching – both personally and professionally – but it is time to hit that open road. Neil Young … Continue reading

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Carciofi are in season now in Rome. So delicious!

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citrus season in rome has started

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Basta to pizza Naples? Fuhgeddaboudit!

I recently traveled to Naples for a short weekend, and found the city to be the pulsing beat of Italy’s immense heart, or maybe it is the heart attack…More on that soon. There is so much of Naples that reminds … Continue reading

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What Makes a Pizza Master

What Makes a Pizza Master.

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