with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author

Month: July 2017

Bisciola : A Legendary Italian Fruit and Nut Bread

Bisciola : A Legendary Italian Fruit and Nut Bread

This not-too-sweet yeast bread, jam-packed with walnuts and raisins, is a specialty of the agriturismo hotel, La Fiorida, in northern Italy’s Valtellina Valley. Serve it with butter, jam, or salted meats and cheese. It stays fresh for a couple of weeks at room temperature, well-wrapped. And it freezes beautifully for months.

Montana Cooking

Montana Cooking

Maida Heatter and the Half-Blood Prince

Maida Heatter and the Half-Blood Prince

In the sixth Harry Potter book, the boy wizard uses a notebook in his potions class inscribed as being the property of someone called the half-blood prince. The formula instructions have been altered with hand-written notes, and Harry decides to follow them instead of the […]

Banana Black Walnut Cupcakes with Zesty Lemon Icing

Banana Black Walnut Cupcakes with Zesty Lemon Icing

I love the character a small amount of lusty, robust, black walnuts gives to these cupcakes. Black walnuts grow in the eastern United States and as far west as the eastern sections of Texas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. The nuts have a very tough shell […]