- ISBN 9780143001577 / 0143001574
- Title Tuscan Cookbook
- Author Stephanie Alexander and Maggie Beer
- Category National & Regional Cuisine
- Format Paperback
- Year 2003
- Pages 224
- Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
- Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
- Language English
- Dimensions 226mm x 279mm x 15mm
Central to the Tuscan culinary traditions are olive oil, bread, tomatoes and wine, and grilling over fire. This book captures the food, culture, countryside and people of Tuscany.
Six years ago Stephanie Alexander and Maggie Beer went to Italy to run three cooking schools. For two months they lived in the heart of Tuscany, in a beautiful villa nestled among the vineyards and fields south of Siena. They immersed themselves in Tuscan culinary traditions. Central to the cuisine are olive oil, bread, tomatoes and wine and grilling over the fire. The fresh and delicious recipes in this book are based on the local cuisine. The photography captures the food, culture, countryside and people of Tuscany.
Stephanie Alexander runs a highly claimed restaurant in Melbourne. She is the author of THE COOK'S COMPANION. Maggie Beer is an author and food journalist, her last book was Maggies Table also published by Penguin