Author(s): Richard von Busack
The first book in 'The Gourmet Pilgrim' series of cookbooks. This beautifully illustrated cookbook explores the recipes and cuisine of Italy and comes packaged in a collectible biscotti tin. The gourmet pilgrim series is a captivating journey through the world of food, exploring the recipes and cuisines of cultures around the globe. The first book explores the regions and cuisine of Italy. Contains inspiring and simple recipes from the kitchen tables of three generations of Italian native cooks, each recipe is exquisitely photographed. Discover risotto in Milan and real pizza in Naples! Read the fascinating stories of food. How the tomato got to Italy as a strange, yellow fruit; and that coffee - reaching Italy from Ethiopia via Turkey in the Middle Ages was banned by the Catholic Church as 'The wine of Islam', plus lots more. Buon appetito!