La Cucina - The Complete Italian Cookbook


by Rose L. Sorce, Twayne Publishing, hard-to-find 1953 first edition with elusive original DJ with a black and white drawing of a chef putting pasta in a pot with the Italian colors. It was later reprinted by Grosset and Dunlap. Contains 800 recipes, plus index, drawings of pasta shapes, sample menus, an herb guide, useful hints and a glossary of Italian terms. Foreword by the poet John Ciardi. One of the early books on authentic Italian cookery written for an American audience. Hardback, orange covers, 362 pages. Condition: Book: VG+, DJ shows wear at extremities: G.

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