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A thousand days in Venice : an unexpected romance

by:De Blasi, Marlena

De Blasi, a chef and food writer from St. Louis, begins a whirlwind romance with a man in Venice.

Editions:65  Date:2002 - 2014  Genre(s):Autobiographies, Autobiographies, Cookbooks, Cookbooks

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A thousand days in Tuscany : a bittersweet adventure

by:De Blasi, Marlena

A transplanted American chef and food writer continues her story of her life in Italy, describing her and her husband's move to rural Tuscany and detailing their participation in local life and culinary discoveries.

Editions:58  Date:2004 - 2018  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Biographies, Biographies

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The body in the bouillon

by:Page, Katherine Hall

There are some mysterious goings-on at Hubbard House and Faith Sibley Fairchild has received a letter from a resident there informing her that the authorities needed to be involved.

Editions:19  Date:1991 - 2011  Genre(s):Detective and mystery fiction, Mystery fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Cookbooks, Cookbooks

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Provence, 1970 : M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste

by:Barr, Luke

Presents a dramatic account of the 1970 gathering in Provence where such culinary luminaries as James Beard and Julia Child debated and inadvertently launched the modern food movement in America.

Editions:10  Date:2013 - 2014  Genre(s):History, Biographies, Biographies, Cookbooks

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Country house brewing in England, 1500-1900

by:Sambrook, Pamela

Until the 18th century or even later, beer was the staple drink of most men and women at all levels of society. Tea and coffee were expensive luxuries while water might well carry disease. To supply the needs of both owners and servants, every country house with an accessible source of water had a brewhouse, usually close at hand. Although many of the brewhouses still stand, in some cases with the original brewing vessels (as at Lacock and Charlecote), their habitual conversion to other uses has allowed them to be ignored. Yet they are distinctive buildings - as much part of a country house as an ice-house or stables - which need both to be recognized and preserved. The scale of brewing in country houses, which went on to a surprisingly late date in the 19th century (with odd survivals, such as Hickleton in Yorkshire, in the 20th), was often considerable, if small besides that of commercial brewing. Copious records for both brewing and consumption exist. Pamela Sambrook describes the brewing equipment, such as coppers, mash tuns, underbacks and coolers; the types of beers brewed, from strong ale to small beer, and how they were kept; and the brewers themselves, their skills and attitudes. English Country House Brewing, 1500-1900 shows the role beer played in the life of the country house, with beer allowances and beer money an integral part of servants' rewards. Generous allowances were made for arduous tasks, such as harvesting. For celebrations, such as the heir's coming of age, extra-strong ale was provided. This book, which is heavily illustrated, is an important and original contribution to architectural, brewing and social history.

Editions:11  Date:1996 - 2003  Genre(s):History

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My Berlin kitchen : a love story, with recipes

by:Weiss, Luisa

The story of how one thoroughly confused, kitchen-mad perfectionist broke off her engagement to a handsome New Yorker, quit her dream job, and found her way to a new life, a new man, and a new home in Berlin -- one recipe at a time.

Editions:7  Date:2012 - 2014  Genre(s):Biographies, Recipes, Cookbooks, Cookbooks

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A year in the village of eternity : the lifestyle of longevity in Campodimele, Italy

by:Lawson, Tracey

Traces life in an Aurunci Mountains community where residents enjoy scientifically documented long lives that the author attributes to local cooking and eating habits, sharing a year's worth of recipes that focus on the potential benefits of high-quality, locally-grown ingredients.

Editions:15  Date:2010 - 2012  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks

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L'appart : the delights and disasters of making my Paris home

by:Lebovitz, David

"A chef buys an apartment in Paris and endures the headaches and excitement of renovating his own corner of paradise in the City of Light"-- Provided by publisher.

Editions:9  Date:2017 - 2018  Genre(s):Biographies, Autobiographies, Autobiographies

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A Kitchen in France : a Year of Cooking in My Farmhouse

by:Thorisson, Mimi

A French-cooking blogger describes and photographs her family's meals--made using local ingredients--at their farmhouse in MeĢdoc, including almond gazpacho, quail grilled over grapevines, and apple tart with orange flower water.

Editions:11  Date:2014 - 2015  Genre(s):Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Biographies

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The country kitchen

by:Lutes, Della T. (Della Thompson), 1867-1942

Editions:20  Date:1935 - 1985  Genre(s):Biographies, Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Biographies

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