Florentine: The True Cuisine of Florence


Florentine is a collection of recipes and photographs from Tuscany’s capital. Emiko Davies draws on her lived experience of traditional Florentine cuisine to share recipes that transport readers to the piazzas of Florence. From her torta di mele – a reassuringly nonna-esque apple cake – to ravioli pera e ricotta – mouthwateringly buttery pear and ricotta ravioloni – allow yourself to be taken on a culinary tour through the city. Florentine is a unique stroll through the city's streets, past pastry shops bustling with espresso-sippers, hole-in-the-wall wine bars, busy food vans and lunchtime trattorias, to reveal why the people of Florence remain proudly read more

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ISBN:

9781743790038

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

27cm x 21cm

Weight:

1370g

RRP:

$49.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 March 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Emiko Davies

After growing up in an international household – she spent eight childhood/teen years living in Beijing, China, with her Japanese mother and Australian father – it was perhaps inevitable that Emiko Davies would find herself halfway around the world later in life. She first visited Florence while studying at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island (where she subsequently graduated with a Fine Arts degree in