Italian Food (Penguin Classics)

by Elizabeth David

Other authorsJulia Child (Foreword)
Paperback, 1999


Call number

Italian -- DAV

Call number

Italian -- DAV


Penguin Classics (1999), Edition: Revised, Paperback, 416 pages


Elizabeth David's Italian Food was one of the first books to demonstrate the enormous range of Italy's regional cooking. For the foods of Italy, explained David, expanded far beyond minestrone and ravioli, to the complex traditions of Tuscany, Sicily, Lombardy, Umbria, and many other regions. David imparts her knowledge from her many years in Italy, exploring, researching, tasting and testing dishes. Her passion for real food, luscious, hearty, fresh, and totally authentic, will inspire anyone who wishes to recreate the abundant and highly unique regional dishes of Italy. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700┬átitles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the┬áseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date┬átranslations by award-winning translators.… (more)


Physical description

416 p.; 7.64 inches
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