September 20, 2011

Cooking with Italian Grandmothers

I saw this travel diary/cookbook in the bookstore and the illustrations and photos are so beautiful plus it's about cooking like an Italian grandmother.  American chef Jessica Theroux spent a year traveling throughout Italy, cooking, talking with Italian grandmothers, and learning the wisdom of the nonnas. I love the blog post she wrote about the nonnas here
"Our mother made us, but our grandmother raised us. She taught us these things when we were very young: to go and put wood on the fire, to hand roll the pasta, to help with the bread or the slaughter. It's a lovely and natural thing to learn to cook first by the side of one's grandmother" — Carluccia

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