The Farm to Table Italian Phrasebook: Language for the Love of Food

The Farm to Table Italian Phrasebook: Language for the Love of Food


By (author) Gabrielle Euvino, Illustrated by Meera Lee Patel

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  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 210mm x 22mm | 419g
  • Publication date: 15 July 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley, CA
  • ISBN 10: 161243293X
  • ISBN 13: 9781612432939
  • Illustrations note: 80 B&W illustrations

Product description

A collection of the latest Italian culinary phrases, foodie terms, and cultural tips create the ultimate food-lover's guide to Il Belpaese Everyone can tell the difference between penne and spaghetti, but few know their pansotti from their agnolotti. Luckily, The Farm to Table Italian Phrasebook serves up the vital Italian expressions other guides leave off the plate. From the specialty vocabulary of chefs in gourmet restaurants to slang terms rarely heard outside a country market, here's everything readers need for a gourmet tour of Italy (or their local trattoria!). A comprehensive language guide for food lovers, this indispensable companion also offers a fascinating history of Italian eats, complete with delicious facts about the unique cuisines of every region, from Piedmontese sparkling wines to Calabrian soppressata. This compact, beautifully illustrated hardcover gift book is perfect for tucking into your knapsack for a day of sampling gourmet local specialties, or it makes a great present for the Italophile in your life.

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Author information

Gabrielle Euvino is a master teacher with the Language Immersion Institute through the State University of New York and is an adjunct for the Empire State College and other institutions. She lives in New York City.