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Why Italians Love to Talk About Food

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by Kostioukovitch/1
Italians love to talk about food. The aroma of a simmering ragu, the bouquet of a local wine, the remembrance of a past meal: Italians discuss these details as naturally as Brits might talk about politics or sport, and often with the same flared tempers. In "Why Italians Love to Talk About Food", Elena Kostioukovitch explores the phenomenon that first struck her as a newcomer to Italy: the Italian 'culinary...
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The River Cafe Classic Italian Cookbook

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by Gray, Rose
'Most of what we have learnt has been from Italians who we've cooked side by side with. With this book, we want you to cook side by side with us' - Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers. Over the last twenty years, Rose and Ruth have both visited Italy time and again and during these visits have learned the many different subtleties that appear in dishes from the different, and very diverse, regions of the country. The...
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Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt

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by paul Roberts
The mummy portraits of Roman Egypt are haunting images of ancient faces: anonymous people painted by anonymous artists. And yet, they are historical and cultural documents of outstanding interest and importance, and many are of superb artistic quality. This type of portrait appeared in Egypt in the first century AD, and remained popular for around 200 years. Though the subjects believed in the traditional E...
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Rome From the Ground Up

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by James McGregor
Rome is not one city but many, each with its own history unfolding from a different centre: now the trading port on the Tiber; now the Forum of antiquity; the Palatine of imperial power; the Lateran Church of Christian ascendancy; the Vatican; the Quirinal palace. Beginning with the very shaping of the ground on which Rome first rose, this book conjures all these cities, past and present, conducting the rea...
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Italy Culture Shock!

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by Falassi, Allessandro
Italy in Marshall Cavendish's Culture Shock! Series; comprising a range of guides that inform visitors of the finer points and details relating to social etiquette, traditions and customs; bringing visitors to a sensitive yet substantial understanding of the country or city in question. The series targets those who are planning long stays in the destination or extended periods of residence.
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Cleopatra's Needle: Two Wheels by the Water to Cairo

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by Anne Mustoe
In Cleopatra's Needle: Two Wheels by the Water to Cairo, Anne Mustoe charts her bicycle journey from London to the monument’s original site at Heliopolis in Egypt. Determined to travel close to water wherever possible, she cycles along the rivers and canals of France, along the Po and the Adriatic coast of Italy, the coastline of mainland Greece, and the Aegean and the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Crossin...
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The Reluctant Tuscan

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by Phil Doran
Rising From The Mist in the sun-blushed hills of Tuscany is Il Piccolo Rustico, a 300-year-old stone farmhouse that Nancy Doran dreams of lovingly restoring into an idlyllic home. All her husband Phil can see is a crumbling money pit that, as far as dreams go, is more of a nightmare. Reluctantly leaving behind high -octane, air-conditioned Los Angeles where he lives and works as a writer-producer, Phil is u...
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First Household Cavalry Regiment 1943-44

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by O'Connor Garry
The mettle of the famous First Household Cavalry Regiment was tested to the maximum in action in the mountains of Italy in 1943 - 44. This book explores a largely undervalued and forgotten part of a costly and complex struggle. We directly experience what it was like to be there through the words of those who were. In late 1943 1st HCR was sent to Syria to patrol the Turko-Syrian border, it being feared th...
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Venice Essential Guide

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Venice in the Essential Guide Series from the AA exploring the best places to see and things to do in a range of popular destinations. Each illustrated, pocket-sized guide is divided into five sections - the essence of the area, planning your trip, the best places to see, best things to do and an exploration of notable highlights, organised by area. An introductory chapter profiles each destination and incl...
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Italian Phrase Book - April 2013

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by AA Publishing
The perfect companion for travelling to Italy, this Italian phrase book contains over 2,000 essential phrases, plus a 2,000 word dictionary, themed sections, pronunciation tables, world lists and grammer guides. All of the information is presented in a way that's concise, accessible and easy-to-understand. It is also a handy pocket size for ease of use.
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Italian Phrasebook

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by DK
Quick, easy-to-use and a perfect size to fit in your pocket, this work is organized by subjects such as everyday phrases, hotels, and travelling around. It uses a simple system of imitated pronunciation.
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Story of San Michele

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by AXEL MUNTHE
This 'dream-laden and spooked' (Marina Warner, London Review of Books) story is to many one of the best-loved books of the twentieth century. Munthe spent many years working as a doctor in Southern Italy, labouring unstintingly during typhus, cholera and earthquake disasters. It was during this period that he came across the ruined Tiberian villa of San Michele, perched high above the glittering Bay of Napl...
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Vanilla Beans and Brodo

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by Isabella Dusi
When Isobel Dusi visited Italy with her Australian husband Lou, little did they imagine that life would change forever. But, utterly besotted with the fragrant warmth and good-natured conviviality of Southern Tuscany, they decided to sell up their lives in the big city and move thousands of miles to follow the dream of a life more in keeping with ancient rhythms and time-honoured traditions of the Mediterr...
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Bel Vino

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by Isabella Dusi
Isobel and Lou moved to Montalcino and became Isabella and Luigi ten years ago and they have now been embraced by the locals and immersed in their antiquated customs and age-old feuds. In BEL VINO Isabella takes the reader on a winding journey to discover the true aristocratic orgins of the world-renowned wine Brunello di Montalcino on whose vintage the fortunes of many of the Montalcinesi depend. Taking us...
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Under The Olive Tree

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by Darling-Gansser, Manuela
Eat salami and mountain cheeses with red wine in the tiny grotto restaurnats in the remote valleys of Southern Switzerland and soft ice cream flavoured with the unique Sardegan bitter honey in the harbours of the mediteranean. Join Maneula's journey as she revisits the memories, sights, smells and taste of her home town.
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Autumn In Piemonte

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by Darling-Gansser, Manuela
Piemonte - literally "foot of the mountain" - is in the far north-west of Italy and boasts some of the most productive agricultural land in Europe. The region's produce and its people are, quite simply, captivating. This is the story of friends and family, people and places, and of course, of food and drink. Manuela, and photographer Simon Griffiths, capture the heart and soul of this beautiful and cultural...
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Under the Olive Tree

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by Manuela Darling-Gansser
Under the Olive Tree is a story of family life and food in Lugano, an elegant city clinging to the edges of a Swiss Lake near the northern Italian border, and the sapphire seas of the Costa Smeralda in Sardegna, Italy. Manuela Darling- Gansser, along with photographer Simon Griffiths, goes on an inspirational journey as she revisits the memories, sights, smells and tastes of her home town and the summer hol...
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Spring In Sicily

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by Darling-Gansser, Manuela
Spring in Sicily is a magical season of abundant growth and fertility. Fruit trees and vines are in new leaf, wheat fields stretch to the horizon, wild flowers grow in profusion along the roadside and, at sea, tuna and swordfish swarm in anticipation of their annual migration. It is the perfect time to travel to Sicily and uncover its secrets. Although small, Sicily has a big reputation and a colourful hist...
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Lucio's Ligurian Kitchen

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by Lucio Galletto
Liguria is another country. They do things differently there, particularly when it comes to food. Lucio Galletto grew up in Liguria - at the eastern end of the Riviera di Levante (coast of the rising sun). He didn't realise how special his region was until he fell in love with an Australian girl and travelled 12,000 kilometres to be with her. In 2008 Lucio, and writer David Dale, along with photographer Pau...
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Lonely Planet Italian Fast Talk

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by Lonely Planet
Italian in the Fast Talk Series from Lonely Planet, comprising a selection of handy, pocket-sized language guides designed to be practical and easy to use. Each guide provides essential language for short trips and covers a range of different situations with appropriate vocabulary.
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