A Table in Tuscany: Classic Recipes from the Heart of Italy

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Chronicle Books, 1991 - Cooking - 159 pages
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Illustrator and cook Leslie Forbes has recreated a bit of Italy in this delightful volume which vividly conveys the rich flavor of Tuscany. What began as a series of drawings and cooking notes on a trip to Italy has become a culinary odyssey that reveals Forbes' passion for food, wine and the inhabitants of the area. 160 full-color illustrations.

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Contents

Introduction
The Chianti Hills
50
Medieval Cities
59
Vines and Vineyards
83
The Etruscan Maremma
97
By the Sea
111
Olives and Chestnuts
141
Index
158
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About the author (1991)

Leslie Forbes was born in Vancouver, Canada in 1953. She worked as an author, artist, and broadcaster in London, England. Her novels include Bombay Ice and Fish, Blood, and Bone, which was nominated for the Orange Prize. Her travel books include Waking Raphael, Remarkable Feasts: Adventures on the Food Trail from Baton Rouge to Old Peking, A Taste of Provence: Classic Recipes from the South of France, and A Taste of Tuscany: Classic Recipes from the Heart of Italy. She died on July 1, 2016 at the age of 63.

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