Synopses & Reviews
The traditional dishes of the Italian region of Dolomites stem from traditional farm cooking and are still cooked and enjoyed today. Their history, which spans centuries, is kept alive thanks to families who have handed down these recipes from one generation to the next. There are delicious first courses, hearty meat dishes, doughnuts and desserts, cold and warm delicacies. ALPINE FLAVOURS includes 80 traditional recipes that anyone can prepare.
The extraordinary photographs, detailed glimpses into Dolomites and its inhabitants, enrich the book, giving a clear sense of the traditions, landscapes, regional products, mountains, and valleys of South Tirol.
About the Author
Franco Cogoli was born at Bassano del Grappa in 1964, and he is now a travel photographer based in the Veneto region of Italy. He began as a professional photographer in 2000, having worked for several regional publications and a guide to cycling in the Veneto region. After three months in Alaska, Franco published his first feature in Weekend Viaggi magazine, and began working on assignments for other Italian travel magazines, including Bell'Italia, Bell'Europa, InViaggo, Meridiani, Traveller, and Tuttoturismo. With SIME Books, Franco has collaborated on two books about the Veneto region: ""From Prosecco to Raboso"" and ""Treviso 101—101 Ways to Discover Treviso.""
The Croatian Tourist board awarded Franco with the ""Zlatna Penkala"" (Golden Pen) award in 2008. He currently collaborates with journalist Auretta Monesi to produce a food and wine column for the monthly magazine, Bell'Italia.