The lion of Longboat Key

Posted on | October 24, 2013 | No Comments

Marcella Hazan sketch

Marcella Hazan, the Italian cookbook writer who died in late September, age 89, must have been young once. Yet in the last 40 years, as she produced six seminal cookbooks and a memoir, she always seemed as old as Europe, as admired and as misunderstood by the emerging American food world.

Click here to keep reading in the LA Weekly about how the much feared Hazan only looked leonine, all mane and sleepily watchful eyes. She was in fact profoundly kind and as likely to maul as the marble lions out front of the New York Public Library.

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