Delizia! download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Dickie

Delizia! download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Dickie year 2008
  • Book name: Delizia!
  • Author: John Dickie
  • Release date: 2008/11/15
  • Publisher: HODDER & STOUGHTON GENERAL DIVISION
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Food and Drink
  • ISBN: 9780340896419
  • Rating: 8.89 of 10
  • Votes: 581
  • Review by: Maximilian Loper
  • Review rating: 8.14 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/29
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 44 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Everyone loves Italian food. But how did the Italians come to eat so well? The advertising industry tells us the answer lies in the vineyards and olive groves of Tuscany - among sun-weathered peasants, and mammas serving pasta under the pergola. Yet this nostalgic fantasy has little to do with the real history of Italian cuisine.For a thousand years, Italys cities have been magnets for everything that makes for great eating: ingredients, talent, money, and power. So Italian food is city food, and telling its story means telling the story of the Italians as a people of city dwellers.In DELIZIA! the author of the acclaimed COSA NOSTRA takes a revelatory historical journey through the flavours of Italys cities. From the bustle of Medieval Milan, to the bombast of Fascist Rome; from the pleasure gardens of Renaissance Ferrara, to the putrid alleyways of nineteenth-century Naples. In rich slices of urban life, DELIZIA! shows how violence and intrigue, as well as taste and creativity, combined to make the worlds favourite cuisine.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H19M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Food & Drink, National & Regional Cuisine
  • Available formats: DOC, PDF, PPT, WORD, EPUB, LIT, RB, TXT. Compressed in LZ, ZIP, ALZ, RAR
  • Download servers: Wuala, Torrent, Robust Files, Microsoft OneDrive, FileServe, Hotfile, BitShare
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.03 USD
  • Dimensions: 132x197x27mm
  • Weight: 332g
  • Printed by: Sceptre
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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