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Eating Up Italy : Voyages on a Vespa

Author: Matthew Fort
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an epic scooter trip from the Ionian Sea to the foot of the Alps, food writer Matthew Fort explores the local gastronomy and culinary culture of a country where regional differences are still vibrantly alive.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Fort
ISBN: 0007190980 9780007190980
OCLC Number: 224618749
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Whetting the appetite: Melito di Porto Salvo --
Reggio di Calabria --
2. King pig: Reggio di Calabria --
Vibo Valentia --
Pizzo --
Pianapoli --
3. Getting stuffed: Pianapoli --
Castrovillari --
Diamante --
Scalea --
Maratea --
Sapri --
Sala Consilina --
Naples --
4. Turbulence, tripe and taralli: Naples --
5. One for the road, again: Naples --
Piedmonte Matese --
6. Sweet charms: Piedmonte Matese --
Sulmona --
Fara San Martino --
Guardiagrele --
7. Olive branches and potato passions: Guardiaregele --
Penne --
Ascoli Piceno --
8. Pulses from the old year: Ascoli Piceno --
Serra de' Conti --
Portonovo --
Ancona --
9. 'Sara un si ameno giorno propizio ai viaggiator': Ancona --
Cervia --
Comacchio --
10. The supreme sausage: Comacchio --
Ferrara --
Mantua --
Cremona --
11. The Mozart of mushrooms: Cremona --
Casale Monferrato --
Asti --
Bra --
Turin --
12. Mixing memory and desire: Turin.
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