Bitter Almonds

Bitter Almonds

Recollections and Recipes From A Sicilian Girlhood

Book - 2002
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A Remarkable memoir, a tribute to Sicilian food and culture, and the record of an historic and vanishing craft. At the heart of the book are forty-six recipes of unique Sicilian specialities, written down for the first time. At 22 Maria left the orphanage, where she and her sister grew up, with no personal possessions, minimal schooling and no skills other than what she carried in her head and her hands - the knowledge acquired during a childhood spent preparing delicacies for other people's celebrations.
Publisher: London ; New York : Bantam, 2002
ISBN: 9780553814651
0553814656
Branch Call Number: Cooking 641.59458 Sim
Additional Contributors: Grammatico, Maria

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