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Nancy Harmon Jenkins

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    Return to Puglia

    I’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…

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    AmorOlio Goes to Puglia

    Why is AmorOlio going to Puglia? There are a number of reasons, not least the fact that this long skinny region in the southeasternmost corner of the Italian peninsula produces, all by…

  • On to Another Book–

    My new book got off to a roaring good start this weekend when I made an outstanding duck ragu to go with pappardelle in a hearty, old-fashioned dish from Arezzo, our neighboring…

  • AmorOlio is Rolling On!

    After four or five years in Tuscany, we’re heading out to greener pastures—or I should say fresher olive groves—to  continue exploring great extra-virgins, great cheeses, great wines, and the fabulous cuisines of…

  • Harvest Olive Oil Video

    Harvest Video

    Here’s a wonderful short video of our October harvest, taken by Peter Cortez and Gina. What a great celebration, a lot of hard work, a lot of fun, and some spectacular olive…

  • Stromboli from the ferry

    A Mediterranean Caper

    I spent the best part of last week on the island of Stromboli—I’m leaving tonight on the overnight ferry to Naples—visiting my friend Beatrice Ughi, the director-in-chief of that wonderful website gustiamo.com…

  • Alarming News From China

    China now has more people with diabetes or pre-diabetes than the entire population of the United States. The alarming news was published in the Wall Street Journal’s blog, China Realtime Report, quoting…

  • Love Cheese? I Do!

    I love cheese, I really do. I would take a supper of cheese, good grainy bread, and a crisp green salad over almost anything else–over foie gras, or white truffles, over a…