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Celebrating Italy

The Tastes and Traditions of Italy as Revealed Through Its Feasts, Festivals and Sumptuous Foods

Celebrating Italy( )
Author: Field, Carol
ISBN:978-0-06-097722-1
Publication Date:May 1997
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

In "Celebrating Italy", the bestselling author of "The Italian Baker" and "Nonna's Kitchen" opens a bright new window onto Italian culture and its sumptuous food with a collection of more than 175 classic, authentic recipes inspired by Italian seasonal festivals.

Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Cooking / Regional & Ethnic / Italian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.11 x 8.11 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:2 Pounds
Author Biography
Field, Carol (Author)
Carol Field was born Carol Helen Hart in Oakland, California on March 27, 1940. She received a bachelor's degree in English from Wellesley College in 1961. She worked for a time as a librarian in the San Francisco public library system and then with a colleague opened Minerva's Owl, a bookstore, in 1962. She helped run the store for five years and then found work as a buyer for Scott Martin Books. She contributed articles to several magazines including City magazine, Gourmet, and Bon Appétit. After working as an editor at New West and San Francisco magazines, she wrote The Hill Towns of Italy, which was published in 1982.

Her first cookbook, The Italian Baker, was published in 1985. Her other cookbooks included Celebrating Italy, Italy in Small Bites, Nonna's Kitchen: Traditional Recipes and Culture from Italian Grandmothers, and Focaccia: Simple Breads from the Italian Oven. She also wrote a novel entitled Mangoes and Quince. In 2004, she was made a Knight in the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. She died from complications of a stroke on March 10, 2017 at the age of 76.

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