Laura Avery chats with noted stone-fruit farmer Fitzgerald Kelly, who grows 173 different varieties of fruit. This week he brings in Flavorella and Flavorosa apriums and pluots, which are at the peak of their flavor. Since the varieties can change each week, take a sample from each farmer and buy what tastes best.
Sal Marino is the chef-owner of Il Grano restaurant in West Los Angeles and La Bottega Marino in West LA and Larchmont (soon to open in Beverly Hills.) Employing a traditional Italian way to enjoy peaches and wine, Marino slices full-flavored, ripe peaches into a dry white wine. As they marinate, the peaches imbue the wine with their flavor.
Music break: Hua Rock by Bill & Friends