To Barbara and Federico, our wonderful Sannio muses who know so much about so many things – Here’s to our friendship. Salute!
Archives for maggio 2010
[slideshow=59] After our visit to the Amalfi Coast, and with two bags full of luscious organic lemons, I wanted to make risotto al limone. But as I rummaged around the internet for a recipe, I was dismayed at the amount of butter that was called for and butter is something we don’t even keep’ in […]
[slideshow=62] View on Italian Notebook Stella = Star. Stella Ricci is the premier baker and chocolatier of the Sannio and a very entertaining woman. I had the opportunity to watch her give a fascinating lecture/demonstration on the making of Babà and Sfogliatelle, two of the many pastries that are now legendary in Campania. […]
The Sannio Star – May 2010. Click to view
by Paul Goldfield My brother Paul and I have lived in Italy since 1961 and he is particularly fascinated with the Italian obsession over food. Here is an excerpt from a letter he sent to his friends and although the places he describes are not in the Sannio (he lives in Rome), it strikes a […]
[[slideshow=60] di seguito in italiano The Amalfi Coast, south of the bay of Naples, is one of the most beautiful, famous and well-known parts of Italy: it welcomes visitors with a feast of light and scents: the only condition necessary to enjoy its spectacular landscape is to carefully follow the roads and paths as they […]
Festa di Vico at Vico Equense is where the great chefs gather to cook, compare recipes and compete in a relaxed and festive atmosphere. In its 4th year, this is an unrivaled culinary event organized by Gennaro Esposito, the Pavarotti of chefs and owner of the restaurant Torre del Saracino on the Amalfi Coast. If […]