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
- Publication Date: 04/06/2015
- Category: Memoirs
- ISBN: 9781444735062