About Toni Lydecker

Toni Lydecker is a journalist and cookbook author whose specialty is regional Italian cooking. Her articles on food and culinary travel have appeared in Wine Enthusiast, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking, Health, Plate, Executive Traveler, and The Washington Post. Lydecker is the author of Serves One, Seafood Siciliana, and her most recent cookbook, Piatto Unico. @tonilydecker

A bowl of saffron pasta salad with tuna, mozzarella, capers, and olives on a blue table

Saffron Pasta Salad with Tuna

Anyone who thinks Sicilian men don’t cook should meet Giuseppe Scarlata, a native who likes to create dishes alla fantasia.