Baking for Bookworms: Folded Peach Tart from Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

Frances Mayes' memoir takes the reader on a culinary journey. So much so in fact, that she includes dozens of recipes within the book. Here is one of them, which celebrates two of my favorite things: dessert and fruit (and thus it should be no surprise that tarts are some of my favorite dishes) The … Continue reading Baking for Bookworms: Folded Peach Tart from Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

Women Writers Reading Challenge #23: Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

I'm constantly intrigued, fascinated, and captivated by Italy. I have never been there, though I hope someday soon that will change, and yet I'm in love with the culture and the landscape. It's a place, in other words, that calls to me. Frances Mayes' memoir enabled me to deepen my understanding of the Tuscan landscape. … Continue reading Women Writers Reading Challenge #23: Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes