by Jane Bingham

Hardcover(Library Binding - OLIVER PRESS, INC., THE)



Dive into this feast of tasty facts about the food and cooking of Italy. Learn all about the climate, history, religion, and culture of Italy and how they have influenced the national cuisine.

Read this book and discover:

The queen who gave her name to pizza Margherita

The kitchen boy who, legend has it, invented pannetone

The sweet biscuits they call ossi di morto - bones of the dead

The book contains three recipes with clear, step-by-step instructions, so you can try cooking up some popular Italian dishes for yourself. As they say in Italy, Buon appetito! - Good appetite!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781934545089
Publisher: Oliver Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2010
Series: A World of Food Series
Edition description: OLIVER PRESS, INC., THE
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Buon Appetito! 4

History of Italian Food 6

Colorful Ingredients 8

Land of Plenty 10

Food from Farms 12

Eating the Italian Way 14

Pizzas and other Snacks 16

Food for Festivals 18

Saints Days 20

Dishes from the North 22

Pasta and Parmigiano 24

Dishes from the South 26

All Change? 28

Glossary 30

Further Information 31

Index 32

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