Tuscan Food and Folklore - Tuscany Italian Cookbook

Tuscan Food and Folklore - Tuscany Italian Cookbook presents 100 amazing Italian dishes from the famed culinary region in Italy. You'll enjoy the memorable recipes for dishes like Deep Fried Pasta, Pappardelle wtih Chicken Liver Ragu, Gnocchi with Pesto, and Zuccotto (ice cream bomb). 

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Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 144 pages 

Copyright: 1997 

Publisher: Reed International Books, Ltd. 

Author: Jeni Wright

ISBN: 9781571456281

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Description: Tuscan Food and Folklore cookbook is a wonderful resource for Italian cuisine from the region. Tuscany is a region famed for its cuisine; it is where simplicity meets with the finest ingredients. A rich tapestry of folklore provides a fitting backdrop to exciting contemporary and traditional dishes. Tuscan cuisine has always been influenced by the abundance of natural produce that thrives in this rural region. 

Well known internationally for ingredients such as olive oil, Chianti wine, and beef from the Chiana Valley, Tuscan food is known and appreciated throughout the world. Yet the source of its culinary success lies not only in inspirational recipes, but in the traditions and folklore of early Tuscany. 

The book starts with a fascinating introduction on Tuscan folklore, myths, and history, and from there is divided into seven recipe chapters. These include recipes for antipasti and soups, rice dishes, pasta, fish, meat, poultry, game, vegetables, salads, and desserts. 

There are more than 100 mouth-watering recipes, including dishes such as Spaghetti with Arugula and Ricotta, Pan-Fried Chicken with Butter and Sage, and Monkfish with Tomato and Garlic Sauce. With vivid color photography and evocative black-and-white photographs of the people and countryside of Tuscany, Tuscan Food & Folklore is a guide to the gastronomic highlights and cultural heritage of Italy's most beloved region. 

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Condition: Very good condition. 

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