Apple Crostata

I firmly believe that just like every woman needs a little black dress, that we all need a “go to dessert”. You know when someone calls at the last...

Fresh Plum Crostata

I bought an entire bag full of gorgeous blush colored plums recently at our local street market in Deruta intending to make jam. In Italy it is frowned upon...

Apricot Almond Slices

I was expecting guests one day and needed to whip up something sweet to offer them with coffee. I often make a crostata, either with jam or with fresh...

Zucchini Salad

Fresh zucchini can generally be bought year round but when the local zucchini first appear in the markets I find myself buying them often for everything from light soups,...