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Brunetti's Cookbook by Donna Leon, Roberta Pianaro

By Donna Leon, Roberta Pianaro

Between their many pleasures, Donna Leon’s Commissario Guido Brunetti novels have lengthy been celebrated for his or her mouth-watering descriptions of meals. Multicourse lunches at domestic with Paola and the youngsters, snacks grabbed at a bar with a pitcher of wine or , a brief sandwich in the course of a hectic day, or a operating lunch at an area trattoria during an research have all extremely joyful Brunetti, in addition to Leon’s readers and reviewers. after which there’s the espresso, the pastries, the wine, and the grappa.

In Brunetti’s Cookbook, Donna Leon’s ally and favourite prepare dinner brings to lifestyles those wonderful Venetian nutrition. Eggplant crostini, orrechiette with asparagus, pumpkin ravioli, roasted artichokes, baked branzino, beef ragu with porcini—these are only some of the over 90 recipes for antipasti, primi, secondi, and dolci. The recipes are joined via excerpts from the novels, four-color illustrations, and 6 unique essays through Donna Leon on nutrients and lifestyles in Venice. fascinating, insightful, and entire of character, they're the precise addition to this lengthy awaited e-book.

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