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Piemonte - literally the "foot of the mountains" is in the far north-west of Italy. To the west is France, to the north Switzerland and to the east the plains of Lombardy and the city of Milano. Some of the richest agricultural land in Italy is found here, where the Po Valley spreads out below the mountain ranges, and the result is some of the best produce on offer. 'Autumn in Piemonte' is a story of friends and family, of people and places, and of course of food & drink. Manuela Darling-Gansser, along with photographer Simon Griffiths, captures the heart and soul of this naturally beautiful and culturally fascinating part of the world. Their journey includes the hills, valleys and plains of Piemonte, as well as visiting the elegant and stylish capital of Torino (Turin), the Royal city. From Crissini con le Noci to Fritatta Gialla e Verde, and from tiny countryside trattorias to opulent Torino cafes, 'Autumn in Piemonte' is also a culinary delight. Manuela Darling-Gansser has cooking in her blood, her greatgrandfather founded a restaurant in Lugano 120 years ago and his son, her grandfather, made it famous. She is your perfect guide host, intimately translating the food and flavours of her heritage. 'Autumn in Piemonte', from the author of the bestselling 'Under the Olive Tree', is a visually stunning feast of Italian culture and lifestyle.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781740663083
ISBN-10: 174066308X
Format: Hardback
(266mm x 243mm x 27mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Manuela Darling-Gansser

Manuela Darling-Gansser has cooking in her blood. Her great-grandfather founded a restaurant in Lugano, Switzerland, more than 120 years ago and his son, her grandfather, made it famous. An inveterate traveller, Manuela's story begins in Under the Olive Tree: Italian Summer Food and Autumn in Piemonte: Food and Travels in Italy's Northwest, and continues in Winter in the Alps: Food by the Fireside. Her most recent publication is Top 10: Recipes for the Beginner Home Cook.

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