A Tuscan-American Kitchen

A Tuscan-American Kitchen

by Cassandra Vivian, Vivian Sansone
     
 

In this delectable compilation of more than 250 recipes, authors Cassandra Vivian and Vivian Pelini Sansone return to the Immigrant's Kitchen: Italian with updated information, expanded essays and commentary within the recipes. They provide a clear delineation between Tuscan cooking methods and other regional cooking traditions along with ingredients and… See more details below

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In this delectable compilation of more than 250 recipes, authors Cassandra Vivian and Vivian Pelini Sansone return to the Immigrant's Kitchen: Italian with updated information, expanded essays and commentary within the recipes. They provide a clear delineation between Tuscan cooking methods and other regional cooking traditions along with ingredients and methodology reflecting the latest trends in the American pantry.
The authors provide fascinating background information on the Ritual Year and the connection to foods eaten during the yearly festivals. Matching recipes to cities, and translating tradition to ritual, they outline special foods included in each celebration. Filled with family anecdotes of Nonno (Grandfather) and Nonna (Grandmother), the celebrations throughout the calendar year provide a vivid connection between Italian immigrants and their treasured food traditions. Filled with illustrated, step-by-step instructions, and recipe listings in both Italian and English, encompassing everything from antipastos and salads to hearty entrees and delicate desserts, this collection of recipes and recollections provides an insightful glimpse into the Tuscan-American kitchen and an easy-to-use guidebook to the authentic Tuscan kitchen experience.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
A third-generation Italian American, Cassandra Vivian is a retired historian, columnist, public relations consultant, entrepreneur, and English instructor. She is the author of nearly 20 books.
Vivian Pelini Sansone is the daughter of Italian immigrants. Now retired, she worked for Bell Telephone Company for more than 30 years.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589809062
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/04/2011
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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