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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 0140273271
  • ISBN 13 9780140273274
  • Published Jun 25 1998
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 416
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
  • Imprint Penguin Books Ltd

Publishers Text

'No one has written better or with more love of their subject, about the joy of food, its preparation and the sharing of that joy with one's fellows' - "Daily Telegraph". When "Italian Food" was first published, the sort of ingredients Elizabeth Davidwas writing about were almost unobtainable in England and many of the dishes unknown. Since then the English have undergone a revolution in their eating habits, due in no small part to Mrs David, and this book in particular has been an inspiration to a generation of cooks. In it, Mrs David conveys all the richness, colour and variety of a remarkable cooking tradition with the sparkling erudition and excitement that make her books unforgettable.

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