Tuscan Cookbook

by Stephanie Alexander

Hardcover, 2001


Call number

Italian -- ALE

Call number

Italian -- ALE


Laurel Glen Publishing (2001), Hardcover, 224 pages


Travel with Stephanie Alexander and Maggie Beer to the sunlit hills of Tuscany. Join their cooking classes run from a villa amid the vineyards, and find out how to live in a place where the pleasures of the table are the key to daily life. Learn how to cook and eat by the seasons in one of the world's great food regions and through the eyes of two of our most accomplished cooks and food writers. Experiment with classic dishes using the recipes that Stephanie and Maggie discover and adapt, and find out why a simple meal of tomatoes, oil, bread and wine outclasses practically any other dining experience. With its stunning photography and heartfelt descriptions of the people, art and landscapes, the Tuscan Cookbookdeserves a place on the shelf of every cook, traveller and lover of the good life. 'If cooking is escapism and a cookbook the escape hatch, this is the ultimate fantasy.'Sydney Morning Herald 'The Tuscan Cookbook fuels the need to live and eat as the Italians do.' Vogue Australia 'A captivating mix of delicious recipes, travel tales, idyllic picnics, expeditions to local markets for produce and jaunts in search of the essence of Italy.'Financial Review… (more)

Physical description

224 p.; 11.1 inches
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