The Flavour of Italy: In Recipes and Pictures (Narcissa G. Chamberlain & Narcisse Chamberlain) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Cookery Italian section. priced at just £6.00!
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1965, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: This delightfully illustrated cookbook does for traditional Italian cooking what its companion books by the Chamberlains have done for French cuisine.
Here are 216 recipes veal cutlets bolognese, stuffed zucchini, Florence beefsteak, Roman consomme, risotto milanese, eggs Parmesan, chicken cacciatore, scaloppine al Marsala, spaghetti with various sauces, tortoni, baked lasagna and dozens of other mouth-watering dishes. Each recipe is accompanied by a beautiful and evocative photograph of Italy; and all of them are translated into everyday kitchen language and measure-ments. Included are a list of regional specialities, a map of the provinces of Italy, menus and a menu planner and a complete recipe index.
As was the case with The Flavour of France,Volumes I and II, Mr. Chamberlain artist, photographer and gastronome and Mrs. Chamberlain expert cook and kitchen tester have been joined by daughter Narcisse, who planned and edited this collection of savoury recipes.
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with fraying to the join of the lower panel. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Tanning to the blanks, with tape remnants to the rear and rear flap. Text complete, clean and tight.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIV] 232 pages. Index. 8″ x 6″.