Tamara de Lempicka (16 May 1898 – 18 March 1980): Polish Art Deco painter & "first female artist to become a glamour star". Born Maria Górska in Warsaw, Poland, into prominent family; father, Boris Gurwik-Górski, Polish lawyer, mother (former Malvina Decler), wealthy Polish socialite. Tamara attended boarding school in Lausanne, Switzerland; spent 1911 winter w/grandmother in Italy & on French Riviera (treated to first taste of Great Masters of Italian painting).
Delicious, easy-to-make seasonal recipes for picnics, barbecues, salads, light lunches and suppers, summer entertaining, ice creams and drinks from The Silver Spoon kitchen. Includes photographs of Italy by renowned photographer Joel Meyerowitz.
How to Make Pesto like an Italian Grandmother - This favorite, stunning, vibrant pesto recipe was taught to me by my friend Francesca's mother who came to visit from Genoa, Italy - hand-chopped basil, garlic, Parmesan, olive oil and pine nuts. - from 101Cookbooks.com
This pasta sauce is like liquid gold. It's the most delicious, rich, flavorful, pasta sauce I've ever had in my entire life. This pasta sauce was actually from Jason's great grandmother who came over from Italy.