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Bitter almonds : recollections & recipes from a Sicilian girlhood

Author: Maria Grammatico; Mary Taylor Simeti
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The story of a woman, sent as a child to a cloistered orphanage on the western coast of Sicily where she learned to prepare the handcrafted pastries, especially marzipan confections, that were sold to customers outside the convent walls.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grammatico, Maria.
Bitter almonds.
New York : W. Morrow, ©1994
(OCoLC)763179403
Named Person: Maria Grammatico; Maria Grammatico
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Grammatico; Mary Taylor Simeti
ISBN: 0688124496 9780688124496
OCLC Number: 29909550
Description: 200 pages, [8] pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Basic recipes --
Almond pastries --
Recipes using pasta frolla --
Biscuits --
Jams and preserves --
Cordials --
Miscellaneous.
Responsibility: Maria Grammatico and Mary Taylor Simeti ; color photographs by Mark Ferri ; illustrations by Maria Vica Costarelli.
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The story of a woman, sent as a child to a cloistered orphanage on the western coast of Sicily where she learned to prepare the handcrafted pastries, especially marzipan confections, that were sold to customers outside the convent walls.

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