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An amateur's adventures as kitchen slave, line cook, pasta-maker, and apprentice to a butcher in Tuscany

Author: Bill Buford
Publisher: London : Vintage : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bill Buford worked his way up to being a 'line cook' and then left New York to apprentice himself under the very teachers who had taught his teacher: preparing game with Marco Pierre White, making pasta in a hillside trattoria, and finally, in a town in Northern Italy, becoming an Italian butcher. This is a memoir of Buford's kitchen adventure.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Buford
ISBN: 9780099464433 0099464438
OCLC Number: 851782405
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 336 pages ; 20 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: Bill Buford.

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The author was asked by the New Yorker to write a profile of Mario Batali who runs one of New York's most successful three-star restaurants. Buford accepted the commission, on the condition Batali  Read more...

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With an endlessly inquisitive mind writes with great humour ... I suspect it might become a kitchen classic. It deserves to -- Ray Connelly * Daily Mail * A dazzling and fun account of two Read more...

 
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