Anna Del Conte The Gastronomy of Italy

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The Gastronomy of Italy

9780670911806: The Gastronomy of Italy
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"Gastronomy of Italy" continues to grace the shelves of home cooks, professional chefs and armchair travellers. A constant seller, the original version of this classic text won the prestigous Duchessa Maria Luigia di Parma prize. This new edition has been totally updated, reorganised and expanded taking into account the culinary changes of the last decade, the move towards healthier eating and today's demand for a fully comprehensive reference for the kitchen. It includes a detailed introduction to the origins and history of Italian cuisine, a cook's tour of the 16 regions of Italy and their specialities, a 200-recipe section, a full A-Z reference guide to Italian Food, an explanation of terms and techniques as well as a survey of Italian wines. Superbly illustrated with historical paintings, frescoes, prints and special food photography, Anna Del Conte's "Gastronomy of Italy" is an essential companion, which will remain a source of reference for life.

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"There is nothing to match this book. It is both comprehensive guide and indispensable companion - as pleasurable to read as it is to cook from." Nigella Lawson"

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Anna Del Conte was born in Milan. In 1987 she was awarded the prestigous Duchessa Maria Luigia di Parma prize for The Gastronomy of Italy. Other books include Secret's from an Italian Kitchen, Entertaining all'Italiana and The Classic Food of Northern Italy, which in 1996 won both the Guild of Foodwriters' Book Award and the Orio Vergani prize of the Accademia Italiana della Cucina. She lives in Dorset with her husband and professes that Gastronomy of Italy is the culmination of her life-long affair with the food and culture of Italy.

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