Tag: Anchovies

  • Black Olive Tapenade

    Black Olive Tapenade

        It’s the season for tree-beating Over the last month, in the fields all over Southern Italy, and on the Cote d’Azur in France, people have been whacking trees with sticks. This may seem like strange, and relatively cruel treatment for some poor trees who did nothing but stand there and help to prevent…

  • Russian Salad From Nonna Pierina (Insalata Russa)

    Russian Salad From Nonna Pierina (Insalata Russa)

        The secret ingredient to make Russian Salad special This post on Insalata Russa is a very special one, as I am writing about it to honour a great woman who passed away this time last year. Pierina, my husband’s grandmother was a powerhouse of food production. She would make a huge bowl of…