How a quality olive oil contributes to the overall taste of a meal.
Peggy and Lori at her farmhouse in Tuscany. 2000
Lori de Mori, food writer and one of my best friends, gave me this recipe a few years back. It was given to her by Contessa Lisa Contini Bonacossi of Tenuta di Capezzana one of the finest wine and olive oil producers in Tuscany. Whenever we gather for big lunches or dinners, Lori most often says, ‘Via, I’ll make Capezzana cake and we’ll all be happy’. Big tea drinkers, we are even happier when there is some left over for tea as well. [Read more…]