Frittata di Pasta

Frittata di Pasta

When I make pasta for friends and family I do it like a mamma italiana, meaning I make enough to feed twice as many people. Obviously I end up with too much and reheating the pasta the next day is only for the desperate but there are other ways to make it sing again....
Cooking With Teenagers

Cooking With Teenagers

Travelling with teens has its rewards and its challenges. My 13-year-old son is one of my challenges: he’s a picky eater. Maybe “picky” isn’t quite a fair moniker. He enjoys dishes like French magret de canard (grilled duck breast) and manakeesh, a Lebanese type of...
At Home with Anna

At Home with Anna

Was I nervous? Of course. Was I worried? Not at all. Was I excited? Absolutely. When I decided to live in a homestay situation during my first and only semester abroad in Italy it was strictly a matter of which housing plan included meals. Of course my friends and...