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Italy for the Gourmet Traveller

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Italy for the Gourmet Traveller
by Fred Plotkin

Most visitors to Italy flock to the crowded tourist centres, but in Italy for the Gourmet Traveller, Fred Plotkin takes us beyond the traditional tourist experience and lures us to special places, whether in big cities or out-of-the-way villages, often overlooked by the uninitiated. Under his discerning eye, we learn about the food, wines, local bakeries, olive oil distilleries, ice cream parlours, cheeses, markets, restaurants and best kept secrets of Italy's culinary world. Lovingly drawn portraits of the people who make her world-famous regional specialities, and a smattering of local history make each village, town and city come alive. Maps encourage the intrepid traveller to head off the beaten track, while evocative black and white photographs add to the immense charm of this vastly readable guide.

Italy for the Gourmet Traveller - About the Author

Fred Plotkin is the Italy expert other so-called Italy experts turn to for definitive knowledge. The New York Times say he is 'known by the cognoscenti for his renaissance mastery of two seemingly separate disciplines: music and the food of Italy'. His books on opera, classical music, Italian food, wine, and art provide enlightenment and pleasure for readers the world over. He divides his time between homes in New York and Italy, and in opera houses everywhere.

Italy for the Gourmet Traveller - Reviews

'This encyclopedic book is almost the last word on Italian food…where this labour of love is good, it is very good, and invaluable reference before you visit Italy for hidden bars, shops and restaurants.' --The Sunday Telegraph

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Product Description

Italy for the Gourmet Traveller
by Fred Plotkin

Most visitors to Italy flock to the crowded tourist centres, but in Italy for the Gourmet Traveller, Fred Plotkin takes us beyond the traditional tourist experience and lures us to special places, whether in big cities or out-of-the-way villages, often overlooked by the uninitiated. Under his discerning eye, we learn about the food, wines, local bakeries, olive oil distilleries, ice cream parlours, cheeses, markets, restaurants and best kept secrets of Italy's culinary world. Lovingly drawn portraits of the people who make her world-famous regional specialities, and a smattering of local history make each village, town and city come alive. Maps encourage the intrepid traveller to head off the beaten track, while evocative black and white photographs add to the immense charm of this vastly readable guide.

Italy for the Gourmet Traveller - About the Author

Fred Plotkin is the Italy expert other so-called Italy experts turn to for definitive knowledge. The New York Times say he is 'known by the cognoscenti for his renaissance mastery of two seemingly separate disciplines: music and the food of Italy'. His books on opera, classical music, Italian food, wine, and art provide enlightenment and pleasure for readers the world over. He divides his time between homes in New York and Italy, and in opera houses everywhere.

Italy for the Gourmet Traveller - Reviews

'This encyclopedic book is almost the last word on Italian food…where this labour of love is good, it is very good, and invaluable reference before you visit Italy for hidden bars, shops and restaurants.' --The Sunday Telegraph

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Additional Information
Book Genre Travel Guides
Book Format Illustrated
Binding Paperback
Publisher Kyle Books
Number of pages 726
Dimensions 15.6 x 3.5 x 23.4 cm
ISBN 9780857832382
Date of Publication 20 Mar 2014
Media Type Book
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