The Food of Italy download free [PDF and Ebook] by Waverley Root

The Food of Italy download free [PDF and Ebook] by Waverley Root year 1992
  • Book name: The Food of Italy
  • Author: Waverley Root
  • Release date: 1992/6/30
  • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE USA INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Food and Drink
  • ISBN: 9780679738961
  • Rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Votes: 228
  • Review by: Miles Pauley
  • Review rating: 8.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/17
  • Total pages: 750
  • Includes a PDF summary of 81 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In this thoroughly comprehensive, utterly captivating culinary guidebook, acclaimed food writer Waverley Root traverses Italy from Lombardy to Sicily, and across 3,000 years of invasions. An exhaustive catalog of the country's gastronomic legacy, The Food of Italy explains the regional delicacies, the traditions, and the history that define the way Italians eat. From the legally enforced frugality of the Renaissance table to the enduring Saracen luxury of Sicilian desserts, from the lasagna of Bologna to the saltimbocca of Rome, Root explores the secrets and customs of a cuisine so nuanced that even the basic ragu Bolognese has some two hundred variations. A culinary adventurer who made his mark decades before Anthony Bourdain appeared on the scene, Root shares the stories of an elephant forced to spend the winter of 1551 in the South Tyrol and the dishes named after him, the proper way to bottle Chianti, and the mysteries surrounding the origin of tortellini. Essential reading for travelers-of the armchair and ticketed variety, alike-The Food of Italy, which features decorative maps (that may not be legible for all readers) and illustrations, brings the subtleties of the Italian palate into any home.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 33H45M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: European History, National & Regional Cuisine, Guidebooks
  • Available formats: TIFF, WORD, ODT, HTM, TXT, DOC, PDF, EPUB. Compressed in BZ2, ZIP, RAR, ARC
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.42 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x203x39.88mm
  • Weight: 635g
  • Printed by: Vintage Books
  • Published in: New York, United States
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