I have two copies of this book, one for my pantry and one for the coffee table in my drawing room.
This book, in combination with the above mentioned French book and her Summer Cooking, are THE Elizabeth David books.
It is absolutely the best book I have read (and used constantly) that describes the art of cooking Italian food.
The food is scrumptious, the directions easy to follow. An assortment of eating delights.Published 9 days ago by Samara A. Adrian
This book is a luscious cultural, historical, and practical survey of Italian cooking and food. I just love reading through this book, whether I am cooking or not! Read morePublished 5 months ago by NewEnglandScene
Another Elizabeth David gem. She approached Italian food with the same superb style as her French cooking publications. Worth the price for the illustrations alone!Published 6 months ago by Peter Nuebler
If you're American, you read Elizabeth David's works because they cultivate first an understanding of ingredients, flavors, textures and methodology more than a step-by-step,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Birdman
An inexpensive classic of traditional Italian cuisine. A must for lovers of authentic Italian food. Clear descriptions and instructions make up for lack of color pictures.Published 13 months ago by Ausonio Marras
This was a present for my son who is a professional chef because I know best as his dad. However he loves it .Published 17 months ago by Christopher Halbert
I gave this book away right after I received it. It had no pictures and the words were small. I felt like I was reading a book once I opened it. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by ravelain
The seller did not have a picture for the book, therefore what I purchased was not what I was searching for. Read morePublished on February 12, 2011 by Grace
Probably my favorite cookery writer, and noone should be without all Elizabeth David's books. Italian Food is also my favorite of hers.Published on January 21, 2011 by columba