London: John Murray, 1989. Revised Edition. Oblong quarto (25x26cm); red cloth, stamped in gilt on spine, in color pictorial dustwrapper; 160pp. Dustwrapper shows gentle shelf wear, some creasing and rolled edges; leading corners chipped; spine slightly sunned. Textblock mostly clean and sound, with minor intermittent smudges throughout; author signed ffep. Near Fine in VG+ dustwrapper.
Billed as "a celebration of Italy's most beloved food", author Julia della Croce takes us on a culinary journey into the world of pasta. Includes a history on the foodstuff's creation and development over the centuries, guides to selecting the right kinds of pasta and sauces, and plenty of easy-to-follow authentic Italian recipes for the home chef. With photo- and text-illustrations throughout, in color and b/w.