Stories and Recipes

September 1, 2016

Anchovies–Italian Riviera

David opened my eyes that summer in Italy. “We’re here to eat anchovies,” he told me over dinner.  A trip across the Atlantic to eat anchovies? […]
August 31, 2016

Under the Shade of the Hazelnut Trees–Piedmont, Italy

  “Here is a good place,” Stefan, our owlish truffle-guide told us as we entered the forest.  We were just outside Alba, in the Piedmont region […]
June 25, 2016

Killer Knees and Killer Bees–Nevis

    “Sca-a-a!” Sunshine, the imposing Rasta owner of Sunshine’s Beach Bar on Nevis, puffed his chest and lunged at the green vervet monkey who did […]
April 28, 2016

Re-Discovering Pesto–Genoa, Italy

For the past year and a half, the memory of one dish of pasta has haunted me. It was our first and only night in Genoa, […]