Burrata is a fresh, creamy semi-soft Italian cheese. Let’s call it a cousin to fresh mozzarella. Burrata’s outer layer is fresh mozzarella, while the inside is creamy. The soft, stringy curd is milky and buttery. Somehow it is both indulgent Continue reading End of Summer Burrata Salad→
Springtime Asparagus, Peas, and Lemon Risotto Risotto is a great base for all kinds of vegetables. The goal is al dente rice and a loose consistency. This risotto makes the most of the favorite spring vegetables: asparagus and peas!
Spend a few hours at Trudie and Sting’s Il Palagio. Together they have created an amazing estate. Simply enchanting. Depart Florence via the A1 toward Rome and in less than 45 minutes, you’ll take the exit for Figline Valdarno. The Continue reading On the Road from Tuscany: Il Palagio→
For all farmers, the harvest is the culmination of the year’s work. It’s no different for those who grow olive trees. And, typically, a good (or bad) year for olives is predicted just a few days or weeks earlier by Continue reading Notes on the Harvest: Fall 2018→
We’ve been enjoying Branzino on these late summer days. This is our new favorite recipe. Assemble the following for a perfect late-summer salad: Arugula (4 oz) Green Beans (1 lb) Baby potatoes (2 lbs) tossed with extra virgin olive oil* Continue reading Branzino Makes the Salad→