Signed Limited Edition Elizabeth David's Italian Food
Item Number: 50017
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1987.
Signed Limited edition of David’s classic work Italian Food. One of 400 copies signed by Elizabeth David, this is number 13. Oblong quarto, original cloth. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket.
Elizabeth David's Italian Food was one of the first books to demonstrate the enormous range of Italy's regional cooking. For the foods of Italy, explained David, expanded far beyond minestrone and ravioli, to the complex traditions of Tuscany, Sicily, Lombardy, Umbria, and many other regions. David imparts her knowledge from her many years in Italy, exploring, researching, tasting and testing dishes. Her passion for real food, luscious, hearty, fresh, and totally authentic, will inspire anyone who wishes to recreate the abundant and highly unique regional dishes of Italy.