Tuscan-born home cook Giulia Scarpaleggia is a food writer, podcaster and cooking school instructor who has written five cookbooks in Italian. Her blog Juls’ Kitchen was named best food culture blog by Saveur in 2019. Scarpaleggia lives in Tuscany with her family, including her photographer husband Tommaso. Her favourite comfort food is pappa al pomodoro (Tuscan tomato soup) – the ultimate in cucina povera. Find her on Instagram @julskitchen.