These easy walnut and honey cookies come from Pitigliano, the “Little Jerulasem” of Tuscany. A recipe traditionally used during Rosh Hashanah by the Jewish community living in this small Maremma town.
With the onset of good weather, many of you might be polishing your BBQ already!
With no intention of being a spoilsport, remember that grilling meat produces two potentially carcinogenic chemicals: PAH's from the smoke produced by the dripping fats and HCA's from the high cooking temperatures.
What to do?! read on....
This is one of my favourite early spring salads and a good way to say farewell to two great winter products- fennel and blood oranges.
Although this recipe originated in Sicily, my family has adopted it long ago with great pleasure- it's a perfect blend of sweet and salty flavours, with a "kick" of licorice taste provided by the fennel..all tied together but a generous amount of Extra Virgin!