Erica de Mane

Erica De Mane writes about Italian cooking for such publications as "Food & Wine, Gourmet, Fine Cooking, Saveur, " and the "New York Times." She contributed to the new "Joy of Cooking" and to the "Food & Wine" books "Pasta, ""Soups" and "Stews." Her first solo book, "Pasta Improvvisata, " was published to wide acclaim. An active member of the International Slow Food Movement, De Mane lives in New York City.