book presents an in depth description of the
cuisine that many consider to be Italy’s best.
Internationally famous for its wine and white truffles, the Piedmont
also gives us numerous products (…handmade breadsticks,
quality beef, the world’s best filberts, great variety of
cheeses, exquisite chocolate and cookies…) used to prepare
dishes that are both extremely interesting and extraordinarily
But there is much more than recipes: the author provides a vast amount
of information about gastronomic culture and local
traditions, social and agricultural history and how opinions
prejudices regarding different foods have changed over time, all
explained with knowledge, enthusiasm and passion.
informative text is lavishly illustrated with the
author’s own beautiful drawings and watercolors, making every
page a pleasure to read or just look at.
Cooks will certainly
appreciate the recipes and even those who will never prepare them will
enjoy reading the fascinating story the book tells and will delight in
its visual qualities, in just turning its splendidly designed pages.
and other Treasures of Italy's Piedmont Cuisine
by Sally Spector