Five Quarters : Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome, Hardback

Five Quarters : Recipes and Notes from a Kitchen in Rome Hardback



Winner of the Guild of Food Writers First Book Award 2015 Winner of the Andre Simon Food Book Award 2015 'Of course I thought Rome was glorious, but I didn't want to stay.

A month, three at most, then I'd take a train back to Sicily to finish the clockwise journey I'd interrupted, before moving even further southwards...' Instead, captivated by the exhilarating life of Testaccio, the wedge-shaped quarter of Rome that centres round the old slaughterhouse and the bustling food market, Rachel decided to rent a flat and live there.

Thus began an Italian adventure that's turned into a brand new life.

FIVE QUARTERS charts a year in Rachel's small kitchen, shopping, cooking, eating and writing, capturing a uniquely domestic picture of life in this vibrant, charismatic city.

Combining Rachel's love of Italian food and cooking with a strong nostalgia for home and memories of growing up in England, this is a cookbook to read in bed as well as to use in the kitchen. Chapters include: Antipasti; Soup & Pasta; Meat & Fish; Vegetables; Dolci


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9781444735062



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