Archive - Mar 10, 2005 - Story

Our poet of Renaissance alta cucina

The Los Angeles Times discusses Italian renaissance cooking with Luigi Ballerini, the former chair of UCLA's Italian department and author of an introduction to The Art of Cooking: The First Modern Cookbook.

The Age: Loves Letters Found?

A new controversy involving the love letters of Abelard and Heloise has members of the literary and academic communities buzzing.

The lepers are coming

Leprosy was eradicated from Britain in the 17th century, but "lepers" (aided by costume and makeup) will return in a torchlight procession through the town of Torrington.