Tasting Georgia: A Food and Wine Journey in the Caucasus

On my first trip to Georgia, in 2013, I attended the 2nd International Qvevri Symposium in Tbilisi. Afterwards, a group of us – wine lovers, producers and writers – travelled… Read More

Georgian Khachapuri and Filled Breads

Like the other small books I have written about Italian cheeses and gardens, this is a format I enjoy very much. In this case it’s 64 pages about one theme… Read More

The ASK Italian Cookbook

The ASK Italian cookbook was written to raise money for the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity.

Collio: Fine Wines and Foods from Italy’s Northeast

My most recent book took me for one year to northern Italy, to the beautiful hills of the Collio. I lived with winemakers and their families as I researched and… Read More

La Costiera dei Fiori

Text and photography are mine: a small book to accompany the Campania garden I organized and created with garden designer Robert Myers at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2006. To… Read More

The Food and Wine Guide to Naples and Campania

A few years after the Tuscan book came out, I was asked by the great southern Italian chef, Alfonso Iaccarino, to do another regional guide about the foods and wines… Read More

Books that Include My Articles

Holly Hughes began publishing collections of the best food writing (primarily American) in 1999. Her books have traced the trends and treasures of modern cuisine, and make great reading for… Read More

Cheeses of the Amalfi Peninsula

The first of my small books for Alexander Fyjis-Walker at Pallas Athene. My text and photography accompany a project led by Slow Food bio-diversity-award-winning Roberto Rubino on the raw-milk cheeses… Read More

The Food and Wine Lover’s Companion to Tuscany

Shortlisted for Food Book of the Year in Britain, this was the first of my big regional food and wine guides in Italy. To write it, I spent three years… Read More

AA Spiral Guide to Venice

The British Automobile Association had the intelligent idea in this series to ask two specialists to co-author each book, one for the art, and one for the food and other… Read More

Retro Recipes: Appetizers

A small, fun book inspired by finger food from the ’50s. Time Life. 2001.

Le Creuset Mediterranean Cookbook

The best perk on this job were the assorted Le Creuset pans I was sent to test the recipes in: it took two men to carry the boxes into my… Read More

The Ultimate Italian Cookbook

My first Italian cookbook and a huge project. The recipes are drawn from regions throughout Italy. I developed and wrote them, and then cooked and propped the dishes for the… Read More

Best of America Cookbook

Co-authored, researched and developed more than 100 recipes that explore the cuisine of the Midwest, New England and the South. Fully illustrated with color photographs. Smithmark Publishing, New York. Summer… Read More

The Book of Gingerbread

My first food book, and I still am amazed by how much detailed work it took to make gingerbread into all the original shapes I created: painted fans, autumn leaves,… Read More

Roger Dean: Views

My very first book was jointly written with Dominy Hamilton and was about the super-star illustrations created for record covers and other graphic projects by designer Roger Dean. I had… Read More