If you have an Italian heritage and cannot visit Italy then I suggest that you read this book and learn how they lived.
It's a very - for lack of better word - peaceful book; one that can best be enjoyed in a comfy chair with a cup of tea beside you and a rainy day outside.
I really enjoyed reading this account of an actual place with its real people, and places, A very informative and enlightening piece of work.
always interesting to find healthy ways of eating and that there is actually a village of 'active' elders who not only eat well but keep well by keeping busy with their lives even... Read morePublished 1 month ago by eugenie m. quinn
OK, I'll mention that I have a good perspective on this town because my mother and family was born here. Read morePublished 4 months ago by cam york
I saw it in Clio olive oil store where I tasted lots of balsalmics and olive oils. It arrived quickly and my husband took it over and read it straight through. Read morePublished 13 months ago by dawnjf
I guess the cover should have said it all--it's all about food. I am a foodie, but I actually thought this book was going to be more about the lifestyle that keeps these folks so... Read morePublished 16 months ago by S. Blanchard
Was a gift to an incredible lady who had moved to Italy for a year, with here husband and she is reading it now. So far, so good.Published 17 months ago by Nobhillbilly
This was more of a fancy recipe book than a story. Many of the ingredients can not be found in the area that I live or are outrageous (such as the wild boar). Read morePublished 17 months ago by Cheryl A. Passel
While reading this I was able to see myself there and even smell the goodness of the food and the place. Spending a long time in Italy has been a dream of mine. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Juli
I really enjoyed reading this account of an actual place with its real people, and places, A very informative and enlightening piece of work.Published 19 months ago by carolyn shepherd
My grandparents were born in Italy and I have finished my genealogy. This village is exactly like the village where my grandparents were born in Calabria. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Claudine Eckhart