Tagged with Italian plums

Plum Tart

This pretty plum tart was made by my nephew Patrick’s fiancée, Sarah, using the recipe in a cookbook I gave them, Canal House Cooking (Vol. 1).  These two are “living the dream” on the Upper West Side, with Fairway Market not too far away, along with plenty of other good food destinations.  It’s so exciting … Continue reading

Italian Prune Plums

I always eagerly await the arrival of those small, oval, Italian prune plums in the markets. The cashiers often ask what they are, or how they differ from the bigger round plums.  To me, those are sweeter and for eating out of hand, while Italian plums need to be cooked to bring out their sweetness.  They … Continue reading