Venice and Food: Story of What, Why & How Venetians Eat

Venice and Food: Story of What, Why & How Venetians Eat

by Sally Spector
     
 

'This is an almost indescribably ethereal work of love that portrays Venice and its food as no other book has ever done. The illustrations are lush, detailed and deeply reflective of not only the look of Venice, but its very soul, its moods, its history-weighted sadness' Italian Food & Wine Magazine , January 1999 In this book, Sally Spector, who is from Chicago

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'This is an almost indescribably ethereal work of love that portrays Venice and its food as no other book has ever done. The illustrations are lush, detailed and deeply reflective of not only the look of Venice, but its very soul, its moods, its history-weighted sadness' Italian Food & Wine Magazine , January 1999 In this book, Sally Spector, who is from Chicago and now lives in Venice, takes us on a mouth-watering culinary trip; her historical love affair with food quite literally gives us a taste of Venice. Each page is beautifully illustrated with the text written in her own hand, sharing her personal impressions of this beloved city. It also provides practical Venetian recipes along with the history of Venice and its long relationship with food, and the ingredients are illustrated in stunning pen, ink and pastel drawings. Sally reveals historical anecdotes about Venice, its food, herbs, spices and cooking implements, as well as buildings, warehouses and even various Venetian personalities, su

Editorial Reviews

...[B]reathtaking but intimate....a deep and pleasurable sense of how language, food and culture intertwine to create a lingering flavor of place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788877431738
Publisher:
Arsenale Editrice SRL
Publication date:
03/25/2009
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.69(w) x 10.63(h) x 0.80(d)

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