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Al Dente: The Adventures of a Gastronome in Italy

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In Al Dente, William Black travels the length and breadth of Italy to get to the roots of Italian food. His quest for the most delicious and authentic cooking and the very finest ingredients takes him to wonderfully familiar places and hidden delights. He drinks great coffee in Turin, and views the mattanza, the annual tuna catch, off the coast of Sardinia. And as he eats his way to the country's culinary heart, he unearths the fascinating story of his own family's role in Italian history.

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In Al Dente, William Black travels the length and breadth of Italy to get to the roots of Italian food. His quest for the most delicious and authentic cooking and the very finest ingredients takes him to wonderfully familiar places and hidden delights. He drinks great coffee in Turin, and views the mattanza, the annual tuna catch, off the coast of Sardinia. And as he eats his way to the country's culinary heart, he unearths the fascinating story of his own family's role in Italian history.

About the Author

William Black is the co-author with Sophie Grigson of several bestselling books: Fish, Organic and Travels à la Carte. He was the winner of a Glenfiddich award for his television programme A Question of Taste and he has sourced ingredients (fish in particular) for many of the UK's finest restaurants. He lives in Oxford.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780552999984
Author:
BLACK, WILLIAM
Publisher:
Corgi Books
Location:
N
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
History
Subject:
travel;italy;food
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
September 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
289
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 x 1.05 in 0.75 lb

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In Al Dente, William Black travels the length and breadth of Italy to get to the roots of Italian food. His quest for the most delicious and authentic cooking and the very finest ingredients takes him to wonderfully familiar places and hidden delights. He drinks great coffee in Turin, and views the mattanza, the annual tuna catch, off the coast of Sardinia. And as he eats his way to the country's culinary heart, he unearths the fascinating story of his own family's role in Italian history.
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