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Author Kosti︠u︡kovich, Elena.

Title Why Italians love to talk about food / Elena Kostioukovitch ; translated from the Italian by Anne Milano Appel.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    641.5945 KOS    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    641.5945 KOS    Will be deleted
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xxiii, 449 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Friuli Venezia Giulia -- Sagra -- Veneto and the city of Venice -- Olive oil -- Trentino Alto Adige -- Pilgrims -- Lombardy -- Slow food -- Valle d'Aosta -- Jews -- Piedmont -- Risotto -- Liguria -- Early gifts from the Americas -- Emilia Romagna -- Calendar -- Tuscany -- Pasta -- Umbria -- Preparation methods -- Marches -- Later gifts from America -- lazio and the city of Rome -- Mediterranean diet -- Abruzzo and Molise -- Democracy -- Campania and the city of Naples -- Ingredients -- Publia -- Eros -- Basilicata -- Restaurants -- Calabria -- Pizza -- Sicily -- Totalitarianism -- Sardinia -- Joy -- Cooking methods for meat, fish, eggs, and vegetables -- Sauces and gravies for pasta -- Pairings of pasta shapes and sauces.
Summary Kostioukovitch captures the fierce local pride that gives Italian cuisine its remarkable diversity. Organized according to region and colorfully designed with illustrations, maps, menus, and glossaries, this is an exceptional celebration of Italy's culinary gifts.
Subject Cooking, Italian.
Food habits -- Italy -- History.
Added Title Perché agli Italiani piace. English
ISBN 9780374289942 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0374289948 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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