Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen

Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen

by Luca Dotti


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062284709
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 245,514
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Luca Dotti is the son of Audrey Hepburn and Italian psychiatrist, Professor Andrea Dotti. Luca is a former graphic designer and now chairs the Audrey Hepburn's Children's Fund. Created by Audrey's family in 1994, the Fund helps children in need around the world. Dotti lives in Rome with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

Indtroduction 10

1 Holland: War and Losing Home

Dutch Hutspot: Building Spirit Around Hope 19

Nonna Tè's Curry: The Baroness, Her Motherp 29

Chocolate Cake: Liberation in a Candy Bar 37

2 Hollywood: Discovering New Borders

Breakfast at Home: Applying Old Rules 45

Red Chicken: Beverly Hills Wonderland 51

Penne alla Vodka: Home Away from Home 57

Santa Mozzarella … and What to Do with It the Day After 63

Gazpacho Andaluz and Tortilla: First Time on the Set with Mum 69

3 Rome wife and Mother

Turkish-Style Sea Bass: Falling for My Father 77

Gnocchi alla Romana: Signora Audrey Dotti 83

Pegato alla Veneziana: Expecting Me 89

Ossobuco with Ave Maria allo Zafferano: The Sardinian Guard 96

Nonna Paola's Vitel Tonné: Coping with a Mother-in-Law 101

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca: The Italian Job 107

Stuffed Tomatoes: Breaking Up 111

Around Harry's Bar: Back to Venice 117

4 Switzerland : Her Safe Haven

Chinese Fondue (à la Suisse): Warmth on a Cold Day 127

La Paisible: Flowers, Fruits, and the Promise of Life 135

Baked Potato with Salmon: A New Year's Eve Treat 155

Gstaad's Pesto: Tenacity in the Alps 161

Boeuf à la Cuillère: Coping with a Birthday Surprise 167

Paglia e Fieno: Lost in Translation 173

Veal Roast with Mushroon Sauce: Her Farmers' Market 179

5 The Basics The Definition of Happiness

Spaghetti al Pomodoro: Home, in One Recipe 187

Mac and Cheese: My Fair Audrey 193

Breaded Cutlet: Coming Home 199

Vanilla Ice Cream: They Called Her "Square" 207

Penne with Ketchup: Our Junk Food 215

Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino: "Comfort Pasta" 221

The Dogs' Meals: My Mother and Her Animals 225

6 What Really Matters: Her Legacy

Mousse au Chocolat: Dinner at the White House 233

The Most Precious Recipe in the World: UNICEF's Own 239

Audrey's Biographical Timeline 245

Bibliography 252

Photo Credits 254

Recipe Index 254

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