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Cooking with Fernet Branca by James Hamilton-Paterson
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Apr 11, 09

bookshelves: humor
Recommended to Alison by: Jennifer

This is the story of two neighbors living in Tuscany. They were both looking for solitude and a beautiful view. Each was told by (the same) realtor that they had a foreign neighbor who was only present one month per year and was very quiet. And so begins a classic comedy of errors... It reminds me (a little) of Alexander McCall Smith's Portuguese Irregular Verbs series.
The best part of the book is the recipes. Gerald Samper fancies himself a culinary genius. He is definitely not afraid to experiment with ingredients!
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