Food Book Review – Makerel at Midnight

By Larry Levine – The full title is Mackerel at Midnight – Growing up Jewish on a Remote Scottish Island. It’s written by Ethel G. Hofman, a syndicated food journalist, cookbook author and past president of the International Association of Culinary... Read More


By Larry Levine This is the recipe I created after reading about the dish in Mediterranean Summer (see recipes page on Table Talk at Later, I discovered a simpler recipe at the back of the book. The recipe in the book substitutes a pre-made marinara sauce... Read More

Food Book Review – Mediterranean Summer

By Larry Levine Author David Shalleck has worked for more than 20 years as a chef and producer of television food programs. This book, however, recounts the experiences of one magic summer in his youth, when he was hired on a 154-foot yacht as the chief cook with... Read More