Limoncello and Linen Water: A Trousseau of Italian Recipes by Tessa Kiros

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    • Ingredients: red peppers; yellow peppers; eggplants; red spring onions; baby carrots; green beans; celery; cauliflower; fennel; coarse sea salt; white wine vinegar; black peppercorns; chillies; sunflower oil; olive oil
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    • Ingredients: parsley; tarragon; mint; garlic; capers in wine vinegar; anchovies; ground chillies
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Notes about this book

  • Eat Your Books

    Also published in the US under the title "Recipes and Dreams from an Italian Life: ."

Notes about Recipes in this book

  • Giovanna's spaghetti

    • LouiseStaley on January 01, 2014

      When pasta was asked for this was the choice that came up. Very traditional big, bold Italian flavours in a sauce that only takes 20 minutes. Excellent

  • Torta tartufata

    • mondraussie on January 01, 2016

      Very nice flavours but a bit dry. I only had a 24 cm tin (recipe called for 28 cm) so I cooked for longer than recommended 25 mins.. Would have been better to stick to 20 mins.

  • Chicken with peppers

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Reviews about this book

  • Foodepedia

    Kiros’ enthusiasm for each dish is infectious and the book lives up to its subtitle – a trousseau of treasures.

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  • House & Garden

    Encouraging us to add that extra sugar lump to your dessert, more herbs to your chicken and roses to your serving plate, it's as beautiful as it is indulgently delicious.

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  • Metro

    Kiros regards the recipes as practical and, while that’s probably not a claim that could be made about the omelette sprinkled with edible flowers, the recipes are crystal clear and the flavours punchy

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  • Yum.Fi

    The book is designed more as a ‘read and later cook something’ book than a general recipe book. There is a good index at the back for those who just want to look up recipes...

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  • ISBN 10 174266878X
  • ISBN 13 9781742668789
  • Published Oct 01 2012
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 352
  • Language English
  • Countries Australia
  • Publisher Murdoch Books

Publishers Text

In "Limoncello and Linen Water", much-loved author Tessa Kiros celebrates the heritage of Italy, the country she has chosen to call home. This whimsically feminine book is a tribute to the women in our lives - mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers - and the important lessons we learn from them. With accessible, delicious recipes ranging from robust family dishes to quirky cakes and old-fashioned sauces and preserves, this book is a precious heirloom for today.



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