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Dear Francesca By Mary Contini

Dear Francesca
by Mary Contini

This personal family cookbook is addressed to the author's daughter and provides not only a cookbook but a moving account of the family's history. It describes her grandparent's emigration to Scotland and the culinary traditions the extended family has kept alive in their adopted country.
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Dear Francesca Summary


If your mother had been brought up in an extended Italian family that was passionate about food, and gone on to run one of the country's most successful delicatessens, would you not want a record of all the knowledge and experience she had acquired? Dear Francesca provides just that, in a form that can be shaerd with other families and other cooks. Addressing her daughter Francesca, Mary Contini has written not only a wonderful cook book, but also a compelling and often moving account of her family history. She describes the life her grandparents led in a poor mountain village in Italy, their emigration to Scotland and the culinary traditions the extended family has kept alive in their adopted country. Informative, humorous and always passionate, this is a cookbook to read as well as to cook from day after day.

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Sku
GOR001751035
Title
Dear Francesca
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
352
ISBN 10
0091881765
ISBN 13
9780091881764
Prizes
N/A
Cover note
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.