"'A fascinating look at the cooking, eating and social habits of the Italian people.' Italian Magazine 'Packed into this chunky, pocket-size book is a gastronomical grand tour of Italy, featuring delicious recipes and insights into the Italian way of life.' The Lady 'Alice Vollenweider's "culinary journey" through Italy fuses anecdotes with recipes, a winning combination...' Matthew Bells, Times Literary Supplement 'This book - equal parts travelogue, cookbook and literary tome - is filled with shrewd and observant prose.' The Herald"
Alice Vollenweider has written a travelogue, cookbook and literary guide all in one, full of delightful prospects and insights into the Italian way of life, which evolves around cooking and eating - the most sociable part of their culture.