Italian Festival Food: Recipes and Traditions from Italy's Regional Country Food Fairs

Italian Festival Food: Recipes and Traditions from Italy's Regional Country Food Fairs

by Anne Bianchi

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Overview

Italian Festival Food: Recipes and Traditions from Italy's Regional Country Food Fairs by Anne Bianchi

Throughout Italy's 20 regions, the "sagre", an event to celebrate the preparation and eating of food, takes on a different character, and this book is itself a celebration of the foods of these wonderful regions. Features 200 recipes and 62 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028623320
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/15/1999
Pages: 490
Product dimensions: 7.76(w) x 9.48(h) x 4.52(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
How to Use This Book xv
Ingredients xvii
Appetizers and Salads
1(52)
Piedmont: Blessed are the Humble
Polenta and Risotto
53(42)
Trentino--Alto Adige: Boundaries of the Mind
Pasta and Gnocchi
95(58)
Emilia--Romagna: The Succulent Flavor of the Earth
Vegetables
153(40)
Tuscany: Ancient Ruins and Modern Permutations
Soups, Breads, Focaccias, and Pizzas
193(56)
Sardinia: Sacred Rites and Profane Pleasures
Eggs, Cheese, and Savry Tarts
249(46)
Campania: The Drawbacks of Being Boring
Meats, Game, and Poultry
295(58)
Puglia: Going Once, Going Twice
Fish and Seafood
353(54)
Calabria: A Belief in Believing
Desserts
407(70)
Sicily: Of Boundaries and Separation
Appendices
A Basic Recipes
458(6)
B Italian Wines
464(2)
C Calendar of Festivals
466(10)
D Mail-Order Sources
476(1)
Index 477

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