Cornish Pilchard Puttanesca

I came across this recipe in Heather Corbett’s Fish Recipes from the South-West, reminded again of the long-running connection between Cornwall and Italy established via that tasty little fish so vital to Cornish history and identity, the pilchard—aka the European sardine or Sardina pilchardus. While puttanesca is…

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Roasted Pumpkin & Camembert Pici

This season is all about the pumpkin. You might not agree with the phenomenon, but you certainly cannot fight it. So here’s a recipe for pici pasta with roasted pumpkin and Camembert to celebrate your submission to the pumpkin forces of fall. Enjoy! Ingredients for 4…

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Figliata, or Egg Panzanella

Towards the end of Julia Moskin’s recent article in The New York Times on Ischian cooking traditions, Enoteca la Stadera owner Ivo Iacono’s mention of an old family recipe caught my notice: One of his childhood favorites was a dish called figliata — a word meaning…

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