Venezia: Food & Dreams

by Tessa Kiros

Whitecap Books | March 8, 2011 | Hardcover |

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A unique look at the tastes and textures of this famed Italian city. In Venezia, Tessa Kiros, bestselling author of Postcards from Portugal and Falling Cloudberries, travels to Venice in search of feasts?feasts for both for the eye and the taste buds. Part cookbook, part travelogue, Venezia is a complete culinary experience. Tessa captures the spirit of Venice?its excess, its masquerades, its art. Lush photography transports armchair travellers, while the easy-to-follow, family-friendly recipes bring the mouthwatering dishes of Venice into home kitchens. From a delicate asparagus and scampi risotto to a substantial duck with anchovies and capers, the recipes in Venezia are authentic and luxurious yet simple to prepare. Tessa?s imaginative eye and adventurous appetite guide readers through the rich history of Venice?s cuisine and canals through 11 chapters, which are organized like an Italian menu. Discover what makes Venetian cuisine stand apart with recipes like: ? Monkfish and Bavete Lasagne ? Fish Carpaccio with Pink Peppercorns ? Braised Beef with Amarone ? Pumpkin Risotto ? Roasted Guinea Fowl with Peverada ? Polenta Biscuits ? Venetian Focaccia

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 8.27 × 9.06 × 1.18 in

Published: March 8, 2011

Publisher: Whitecap Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1552859673

ISBN - 13: 9781552859674

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Venezia: Food & Dreams

Venezia: Food & Dreams

by Tessa Kiros

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 288 Pages, 8.27 × 9.06 × 1.18 in

Published: March 8, 2011

Publisher: Whitecap Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1552859673

ISBN - 13: 9781552859674

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A unique look at the tastes and textures of this famed Italian city. In Venezia, Tessa Kiros, bestselling author of Postcards from Portugal and Falling Cloudberries, travels to Venice in search of feasts?feasts for both for the eye and the taste buds. Part cookbook, part travelogue, Venezia is a complete culinary experience. Tessa captures the spirit of Venice?its excess, its masquerades, its art. Lush photography transports armchair travellers, while the easy-to-follow, family-friendly recipes bring the mouthwatering dishes of Venice into home kitchens. From a delicate asparagus and scampi risotto to a substantial duck with anchovies and capers, the recipes in Venezia are authentic and luxurious yet simple to prepare. Tessa?s imaginative eye and adventurous appetite guide readers through the rich history of Venice?s cuisine and canals through 11 chapters, which are organized like an Italian menu. Discover what makes Venetian cuisine stand apart with recipes like: ? Monkfish and Bavete Lasagne ? Fish Carpaccio with Pink Peppercorns ? Braised Beef with Amarone ? Pumpkin Risotto ? Roasted Guinea Fowl with Peverada ? Polenta Biscuits ? Venetian Focaccia

About the Author

Born to a Finnish mother and a Greek-Cypriot father, Tessa Kiros grew up learning about the world's diverse cultures and traditions. She has worked in restaurants in Sydney, Athens, and Mexico, and at London's famous Groucho Club. Tessa is the author of Venezia: Food and Dreams, Apples for Jam: A Colorful Cookbook and Falling Cloudberries: A World of Family Recipes, both from Andrews McMeel Publishing. She lives in Tuscany with her husband and two daughters.

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