Entries Categorized as 'First course'

Potato, porcini and chestnut soup. It’s just home cooking, after all.

Date dicembre 6, 2014

I have spent many words in the praise of Elizabeth David, a British food writer who helped Britain rediscover good food in the 60′s. She is still one of the finest examples of how to write about food. Her writing is warm, sensual, essential, elegant. Elizabeth David had an adventurous life, she traveled the world, […]

From the Medieval frescos to our table: tagliatelle paglia e fieno with Cinta senese meat sauce

Date novembre 20, 2014

Lately I spend several days a week in Florence. I’d rather have a tomato bread soup made as the Florentines do than how my grandma taught me, which is the Sienese way. Please, don’t tell her! Despite this, I am still deeply attached to my land and my culinary traditions, born and breed in the […]

Giulia’s Sense of Fashion. Butternut squash risotto with clams

Date ottobre 20, 2014

Smilla had a sense of snow, a deep innate knowledge of this magical natural element. I have a sense a fashion, which is very personal and often difficult to understand. I can not match scarf and coat, not to mention shoes and clothes. I have a few pair of high heel shoes, but I seldom wear […]