Having spent her summers in Tuscany for the past several years, Frances Mayes relished the opportunity to experience the pleasures of primavera, an ltalian spring. A sabbatical from teaching in San Francisco allowed her to return to Cortona just as the first green appeared on the rocky hillsides.Easy to grow, theya#39;re hard to find at home, although sometimes farmersa#39; markets will have a bin of just-picked tender green ones. In one Tuscan ... Drain and set aside in acidulated water. Peel and quarter a pound of white potatoes (you can use tiny red new potatoes). Steam these ... Roasted Vegetables, Especially Fennel The larger your oven, the better to roast a variety of the vegetables-of-the- moment.
|Publisher||:||Bantam Books - 1999|