Posts Tagged ‘olive oil’

Live Well, Die Quickly: Olive Oil and Capers in Pantelleria

Live well, then die: isn’t that what we all really want? Whenever I hear boasts that the latest nutrition study will show me how to live longer, I think they’re missing the point. It’s not that I want to eke out my existence to 120. What I really want is a completely healthy life, and […]

Puglia: Ancient Land, Simple Dishes, Wines Re-energizing.

I now require soft, fresh white mozzarella cheese every morning. And sometimes as a first course in the evening , too. Strewn with red, juicy cherry tomato halves, a drizzle of this season’s gold-green olive oil, and a sprinkling of salt and pepper. This the cucina povere (cuisine of the poor) from Puglia, the Italian […]