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A Old World journey where pastries have been made for nearly five decades.Published 24 days ago by Amazon customer
After being orphaned shortly before WWII, my mother was sent to a convent in Italy just like the subject of this biography. It was not an easy life emotionally or physically. Read morePublished 3 months ago by WordBird
This account of a Sicilian girl's experience in an orphanage managed by Catholic nuns is a validation of one of our family members' experiences. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Janice I. Sovinee
Half of the book is her story and the other half consists of recipes. Her perspective on the Catholic church as a result of being "raised" by nuns is interesting and her... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Erayka
This book is part non-fiction, part cookbook. i LOVED it. If you love to bake and/or are of Sicilian descent get this book! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amblingalong
This is another of Mary Taylor Simeti's books which I look forward to reading. Another lovely companion book to my Sicilian reading.Published on December 10, 2012 by Moira Coombs
I received my book in very good condition. I read it as soon as I got it. I was so enthralled with the story of Ms. Grammatico's life I couldn't put the book down. Read morePublished on August 1, 2012 by M. Schiavo
After visiting Maria's shop and hearing an abridged version of her story I wanted to learn more.
I was very hapy to get the book and it was in excellent condition, postage was... Read more
This could almost be sub-titled The Nun's Story (With Sweets). Except that Maria never really was, or became a nun. Read morePublished on August 20, 2010 by altavanzyl