Nancy Harmon Jenkins Presents: Puglia Autumn 2014 AmorOlio
October 12 - 18 and November 9 -15 2014: Puglia! We are going to introduce you to the olive harvest and the culinary delights of a region I first wrote about back in the 1990s and have been visiting regularly ever since.
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Mind Your Loaf!

Two loaves: einkorn & all-purpose flourI love the bread I’ve been making since taking a terrific one-day class in sourdough with Sharon O’Leary at King Arthur Flour’s Baking Education Center in Norwich, Vermont (www.kingarthurflour.com/baking/). That and buying my second copy (the first was lost or stolen before I ever even opened it) of Jeffrey Hamelman’s totally authoritative Bread. Oh, and Read More
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Coming up soon: the Roger Smith New York food conference

At New York’s Roger Smith Hotel, a mere stone’s throw or pigeon flight from Grand Central Station, for the fourth or fifth (or maybe sixth) year in a row–I can’t find out exactly but the Roger Smith food conference has been around  long enough to attract a solid following of food writers, bloggers, chefs, restaurateurs, Read More
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Eat Your Veg. Please.

one perfect artichoke  I just spoke on the phone for 22 minutes, in my gravelly early-morning voice (with a cold coming on yet), with an Italian radio interviewer about Italian/Mediterranean food and its influence on the great American public. I have to confess I’m pretty chuffed at my ability to do that, even though I had to Read More
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Return to Puglia

Insalata de bonito con caroteI’m on my way back back to frigid Maine after ten days in Puglia, the region at the tip of the Italian boot where massive ancient olive trees are kings of the fields, the region that produces almost half of all the the olive oil in Italy. It’s a place I keep going back to, Read More
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A Mediterranean Way to Help with Alzheimer’s

A Mediterranean Way to Help with Alzheimer’sHere’s a great opportunity to celebrate the Mediterranean and the remarkable achievements of Paula Wolfert who is dealing with Alzheimer’s disease in a refreshingly direct and honest way and encouraging others to support much needed research into this problem. You’ll have a great evening with terrifically good food and. . . you’ll be doing good Read More
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  • Fall 2014 AmorOlio

    October 12 - 18 and November 9 -15 2014: Puglia! The heel of the boot and incidentally home to 60 million olive trees and more than half the oil produced in all of Italy. We’re planning two trips, in October and again in November of 2014, to introduce you to the olive harvest and the culinary delights of a region I first wrote about back in the 1990s and have been visiting regularly ever since. . READ HERE

  • TUSCANY AUTUMN 2013: AMOROLIO

    OCTOBER 21 – 27 Plans are shaping up for our autumn AmorOlio program, October 21 to 27, 2013, at Villa Campestri (“the world’s only olive oil resort”), in the hills above Tuscany’s Mugello valley just half an hour north of Florence. READ HERE

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