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Description - Amaretto, Apple Cake and Artichokes by Anna Del Conte

In this book Anna Del Conte has collected together the best of her delicious recipes along with tips, anecdotes and reminiscences about her life in Italy and London. Packed with inspiring information from the best way to make a tomato sauce and a tiramisu to more unusual dishes such as nettle risotto and chestnut mousse, each chapter is devoted to a different ingredient. As well as explaining the basics and introducing more surprising recipes, Annaincludes special additional chapters describing traditional regional and historical menus. So whether you want to eat tagliatelle with ham and peas or rabbit with rosemary and tomato, a Roman Late Supper or a Renaissance Dinner, you will find what you need here.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099494164
ISBN-10: 0099494167
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 147mm x 29mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anna Del Conte

Anna Del Conte was born in Milan and lived there until 1943, when she and her family evacuated to Emilia Romagna. She read History and Philosophy at Milan University but left in 1949 to learn English in London, where she also met her husband. In 1975 her first book, Portrait of Pasta, was published. After the acclaim the book received she became the first cookery writer in England to specialise in Italian food. Her books have won many prizes- Gastronomy of Italy received the Duchessa Maria Luigia di Parma award, Entertaining all'Italiana was shortlisted for the Andre Simon Award, The Classic Food of Northern Italy won awards from the Guild of Food riters and from the Accademia Italiana della Cucina. In 1994 Anna Del Conte was awarded the Verdicchio d'Oro prize for 'having contributed to the diffusion of the right and documented knowledge of Italian food and cooking'.She contributes regularly to Sainsbury's Magazine and received the Glenfiddich award for one of her articles in 1999. Anna Del Conte lives in Dorset with her husband close to her daughter and herbeloved grandchildren.

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