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Published: 23 April 2009

672 Pages | 70 halftones


ISBN: 9780195387100

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The Oxford Companion to Italian Food

Gillian Riley

Oxford Companions

  • Over 900 A-Z entries on all aspects of Italian food and culture, written in a readable, accessible way that appeals to anyone wanting to learn more about Italian cookery
  • 70 black and white images, a map of Italy, thematic and general indexes, and a comprehensive bibliography provide thorough enhancement to the text
  • Entries written not as dictionary entries but as short surveys, detailing the context in which a dish or food was conceived and developed; how it is, or was, prepared and consumed; and its historical and contemporary importance

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