Pamela Sheldon Johns’ New Book, Cucina Povera

“Cucina Povera“, or Peasant Cooking, is out. Is this perfect timing or what? This is the time when we are all feeling poorer, we are revisiting our finances and our food shopping priorities. Pamela Sheldon Johns is the author of several great books about Italian food and food artisans, including the lovely book “Balsamico!“. In…

Cicerchie – What Are They? If You Know, You Are Cool!

We love cicerchie and have been importing them for a long time. Frankly, it’s always a struggle to explain: what kind of beans they are; what they look like; and what you do with them. But once you try them, you fall in love! Erica De Mane, food author of books such as “Pasta Improvvisata”…