Archive for November, 2011

Best Scoop in Town

In Rome even the nuns eat ice cream. They sweep along the streets in their black robes with their gelatos, their faces shining with pleasure under their wimples. The ice cream in Rome can convert any non-believer but where to eat it amongst the thousands of gelataria?  Since we were spending 10 days in the Eternal City, we bravely accepted the
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Homage to a Homard

I was introduced to my first lobster, aged 12, at an Italian restaurant called La Perla. My father was keen to train his children’s palates and he liked to spoil us. I had already mastered the prawn, not yet the ubiquitous sandwich filling it was to become, and it was time to progress to larger crustaceans. So it was that,
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