The Artful Baker

April 12th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook

The Artful Baker - Front and Back Cover

The day has come. It’s finally time to announce that my labor of love and obsession for the last seven years, titled The Artful Baker (and aptly subtitled Extraordinary Recipes From an Obsessive Home Baker), will be published by Abrams in October of this year!

It’s also finally time to tell you what I’ve been up to for the past two years. I have to go back six and a half years, to the summer of 2010.

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Fave dei morti + Tasting Rome Giveaway

April 04th, 2016  | Category: Cookbook, Cookies

Fave dei morti – Tasting Rome

Julia Child once said: “People who love to eat are always the best people.” I’d like to add to that that they also make the best food writers.

I know very few people who loves to eat more than my dear friend Katie Parla, whose latest book, Tasting Rome, hit the shelves last week.

Today, I’m giving away one copy of Tasting Rome and three exclusive gifts to a lucky winner: nine 8″ x 10″ photo prints by the talented co-author and photographer of the book, Kristina Gill (whom we all know from her In the Kitchen With column at Design*Sponge), an 18″ x 24″ illustrated map by artist Lena Corwin, and a recipe booklet with 6 brand-new recipes.

According to my mom, I’ve been to Rome twice, the first time when I was three and the second time when I was six. I don’t remember a thing, but she has photos to prove it. I’ve been longing for a visit that I’d be able to remember in the future, but I’ve been living between deadlines for the longest time. Right now, the best I can do is read about what Rome has to offer and cook from Katie’s book.

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