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The Little Fish Market in the Wall: Shrimp with Pancetta over Chickpea Puree

On my first few visits to Montalcino, I would pass a little closed door in one of the walls of the village. I was never able to catch it open to...
Blood orange olive oil cake (Torta di arance rosse e olio)

Blood orange olive oil cake (Torta di arance rosse e olio)

I can’t think of anything more Sicilian than olive oil cake and blood oranges. This Easter, I went looking for something to do with blood oranges, as...
Shrimp Buzara Style

Shrimp Buzara Style – Gamberoni alla Buzara

With the waters of the Adriatic lapping its coastline, Friuli Venezia-Giulia’s sparkling sea affords a bounty of fresh seafood, including a species...