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Coming Home to Sicily: Seasonal Harvests and Cooking from Case Vecchie
Case Vecchie is the most notable cooking school in Sicily, a place where life is lived and food prepared the same way it has been for centuries. And this delectable cookbook from owner Fabrizia Lanza is the definitive source of authentic seasonal Sicilian foods. Co-authored with former Gourmet magazine editor Kate Winslow, it tells Fabrizia's story of coming home to the fa ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published November 6th 2012 by Sterling Epicure
(first published November 1st 2012)
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Having lived in Sicily for two years, I loved the stories of food and culture and the flavors that came out of the recipes. I have some mixed feelings about the book - I dislike the elitist aspects of the slow food movement and this book has them in spades, but the author is very aware of it and I think that helps. A number of the recipes are also so simple as to not really be recipes, but they capture the simplicity of Sicilian cooking and the primacy of good, local ingredients eaten fresh. Lik ...more