Giovanna Tornabene

Wanda and Giovanna Tornabene have run their restaurant out of the thirteenth-century abbey Gangivecchio, in Sicily's Madonie Mountains, since 1978. Both of their previous books, "La Cucina Siciliana di Gangivecchio" and "Sicilian Home Cooking," won the James Beard Award for Best Italian Cookbook. Wanda and Giovanna spend most of their time at Gangivecchio and also have a home in Palermo. Carolynn Carreno is a freelance writer for magazines and a coauthor of "Once Upon a Tart." Her work was...See more