In The Country Cooking of Italy, author Colman Andrews and photographer Christopher Hirsheimer achieve the formidable feat of illuminating one of the world's most beloved cuisines in an entirely new light. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience traveling and eating in Italy, Andrews explores every region from Piedmont to Puglia, and provides the fascinating origins of dishes both familiar and unexpected. This gloriously photographed keepsake depicts an ingredient-focused culture deeply rooted in rural traditions, in which even the most sophisticated dishes derive from more basic fare. With 230 sumptuous recipes highlighting the abundant flavors of the land, all set against the backdrop of Andrews' vivid storytelling and Hirsheimer's evocative images, this beautiful book will delight home chefs and lovers of Italian food alike. Hardcover, 392 pages.
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