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Italian Food by Elizabeth David

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  • Tiffinbitesized on February 20, 2016

    Also links to Penguin 1974 reprint ISBN 0140460985

  • cookmag on March 18, 2009

    Since I got this book - it's been one of my favorite. Everything I've ever done from it has turned out well.

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  • ISBN 10 0140468412
  • ISBN 13 9780140468410
  • Published Oct 01 1993
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 416
  • Language English
  • Edition New edition
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
  • Imprint Penguin Books Ltd

Publishers Text

Exploding once and for all all the myths that Italians live entirely on minestrone, spaghetti and veal escalopes, this book demonstrates the enormous and colourful variety of Italy's regional cooking. Listing well over four hundred dishes, clearly described and helpfully classified, the author of "A Book of Mediterranean Food" and "French Country Cooking" also enumerates the various herbs and spices required in many of them, explaining where they may be bought and there are useful chapters on Italian wines and cheeses.

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