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Chickens Eat Pasta

Chickens Eat Pasta Author Clare Pedrick
ISBN-10 9781784629991
Release 2015-07-28
Pages 200
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Chickens Eat Pasta is the tale of how a young Englishwoman starts a new life after watching a video showing a chicken eating spaghetti in a mediaeval hill village in central Italy. Unlike some recent bestsellers, this is not simply an account of a foreigner’s move to Italy, but a love story written from the unusual perspective of both within and outside of the story. As events unfold, the strong storyline carries with it a rich portrayal of Italian life from the inside, with a supporting cast of memorable characters. Along the way, the book explores and captures the warmth and colour of Italy, as well as some of the cultural differences – between England and Italy, but also between regional Italian lifestyles and behaviour. It is a story with a happy ending. The author and her husband are still married, with three children, who love the old house on the hill (now much restored) almost as much as she does. Chickens Eat Pasta is Clare’s autobiography, and ultimately a love story – with the house itself and with the man that Clare met there and went on to marry. If you yearn for a happy ending, you won’t be disappointed. It’s a story that proves anything is possible if you only try.

A Valley in Italy

A Valley in Italy Author Lisa St. Aubin de Teran
ISBN-10 9780060926199
Release 1995-04-28
Pages 224
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Of all the romantic obsessions in novelist Lisa St Aubin de Teran's life, the search for a castle occupied her the longest--until she saw the magnificent Villa Orsola deep in the Umbrian hills. Only after eagerly signing the ownership papers did she and her husband, painter Robbie Duff-Scott, discover they were the owners of a vast ruin lacking windowpanes, parts of the roof, and other essentials. A Valley in Italy recounts its restoration in the grand style of impossible house and the charms of bohemian family life. It also offers a rare portrait of the life of a. Italian village, where "all things are made to be as enjoyable as possible." " Lisa St Aubin de Teran's intuitive sense of place, her affection for the people around her, and her appreciation for native Italian grace make this a memorable book that can stand beside the best accounts of Italian life.

Amalfi Blue

Amalfi Blue Author Lisa Fantino
ISBN-10 0988496917
Release 2013-01-01
Pages 174
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As a seasoned NYC news reporter and attorney, Lisa Fantino has seen the world and is not shocked by much. Yet, when her world is tragically altered, Lisa realizes the brevity of life makes makes the urgency to explore her own dreams all the more pressing. So, with the burning desire to be raptured, she sets forth to the land of her DNA to explore the myth of the Italian lover. She journeys to the romantic hills of the Amalfi Coast, mysterious Rome & ethereal Venice. Researching un bacione at a time, Lisa learns what lies beneath the Latin facade. Lust mixes with love; friendship mixes with family; and Italian is charmingly mixed with English. Mamma mia! Along the way life's lessons are sprinkled with pasta, passion & molta pazienza, in this humorous true story of an expat in Sorrento. Hop on board as Lisa discovers that true happiness lies within...while rapture, on the other hand, lies with tall, dark & OMG!

At Least You re in Tuscany

At Least You re in Tuscany Author Jennifer Criswell
ISBN-10 0982102372
Release 2012-10
Pages 220
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Criswell's move from New York City to Tuscany was not supposed to go like this. She had envisioned lazy mornings sipping espresso while penning a bestselling novel and jovial group dinners, just like in the movies and books about expatriate life in Italy. Then she met reality: no work, constant struggles with Italian bureaucracy to claim citizenship, and becoming the talk of the town after her torrid affair with a local fruit vendor.

The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club

The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club Author Marlena de Blasi
ISBN-10 9781473505049
Release 2015-04-23
Pages 368
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The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Umbrian Thursday Night Supper Club book for free.

An Italian Home

An Italian Home Author Paul Wright
ISBN-10 0956230814
Release 2015-08-21
Pages 264
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Travel writing.

Eat Pray Love

Eat  Pray  Love Author Elizabeth Gilbert
ISBN-10 9780747585664
Release 2007-03-05
Pages 349
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The Number One international bestseller, Eat, Pray Love is a journey around the world, a quest for spiritual enlightenment and a story for anyone who has battled with divorce, depression and heartbreak.

The Copper Stick

The Copper Stick Author Richard Mayne
ISBN-10 9781784622800
Release 2015-03-28
Pages 380
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Writer, international civil servant, broadcaster and critic, Richard Mayne wrote The Copper Stick as a record for his children. His family has published these memoirs to share this story of a remarkable life. A tale of growing up in 1930s London, of being billeted during the war and educated at St Pauls and Cambridge, The Copper Stick charts a brief spell in Egypt with the army and his career with Jean Monnet, the founding father of the European Union. His lifelong passion for the EU illuminate the tales of his many roles helping lead it, and his days as a journalist, broadcaster and critic. Full of wonderful anecdotes, vivid detail and many colourful characters, this is also the story of a much loved, missed and admired family man.

What Genius Wrote This

What Genius Wrote This Author Richard McNeill
ISBN-10 9781788034524
Release 2018-02-27
Pages 184
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A brisk and highly readable account of the author's adventures in journalism, spanning more than half a century. Richard McNeill grew up in South Africa but his career took him from Johannesburg to New York and London, where he spent 20 years on the Daily Express. “As it turned out, becoming an Editor with a capital E was the best thing that never happened to me,” he writes. Instead he enjoyed a life of “enormous satisfaction” as a reporter, foreign correspondent, sub-editor, feature writer, magazine publisher, editorial consultant and celebrity profiler, while also pursuing his passion for typographical design. Back in South Africa he spent 11 years on the Johannesburg Sunday Times, and later helped produce South Africa’s Daily Sun, the post-apartheid tabloid aimed at the emerging black market, turning it into the country’s biggest-selling daily newspaper. He lives in Lake Michelle, Western Cape.

The Italian Slow Cooker

The Italian Slow Cooker Author Michele Scicolone
ISBN-10 0547487509
Release 2010-01-07
Pages 240
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Finally a book that combines the fresh, exuberant flavors of great Italian food with the ease and comfort of a slow cooker. Michele Scicolone, a best-selling author and an authority on Italian cooking, shows how good ingredients and simple techniques can lift the usual “crockpot” fare into the dimension of fine food. Pasta with Meat and Mushroom Ragu, Osso Buco with Red Wine, Chicken with Peppers and Mushrooms: These are dishes that even the most discriminating cook can proudly serve to company, yet all are so carefree that anyone with just five or ten minutes of prep time can make them on a weekday and return to perfection. Simmered in the slow cooker, soups, stews, beans, grains, pasta sauces, and fish are as healthy as they are delicious. Polenta and risotto, “stir-crazy” dishes that ordinarily need careful timing, are effortless. Meat loaves come out perfectly moist, tough cuts of meat turn succulent, and cheesecakes emerge flawless.

If You Can t Take A Joke

If You Can t Take A Joke   Author Gordon Gray
ISBN-10 9781783064687
Release 2014-08-28
Pages 280
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From a ‘baby salesman’ in the UK marine market, to global success in the naval defence industry, Gordon Gray invites the reader to join him overseas as he recounts the trials and tribulations he faced as a naval salesman. This book describes many of the events and experiences that a salesman, operating in the international naval defence market, will come across in the course of daily life. Amusing incidents, successes and failures all contribute to the lessons Gordon learns as he is exposed to life in the global market. He picks up tips and tricks along the way and becomes accustomed to culture shock. Keen to learn the ropes from the start, Gordon is sent as far as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea and the Middle East. Business in the Middle East is very different from that in the Far East and whilst successes are achieved, they are rarely without immense patience and determination, rather than being due to the gift of the gab. From an initial dislike of India on his first visit in 1985, Gordon grows to love the country and develops a deep admiration for its industries and its people. As Gordon reflects on his nomadic life as a naval salesman, he concludes that a career in sales is often misunderstood and is by no means an experience that is suited to all. If You Can’t Take A Joke is a captivating travel memoir that offers the reader an insight into the life of a salesman. This humourous adventure with a relaxed writing style will be enjoyed by readers of travel writing and individuals working in sales in any capacity.

Gino s Hidden Italy

Gino s Hidden Italy Author Gino D'Acampo
ISBN-10 9781473646490
Release 2016-10-06
Pages 224
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Join the nation's favourite Italian chef, on his journey of discovery through Northern Italy, to reveal the secrets of real Italian food. From peach picking in Turin to truffle hunting in Piedmonte, Gino celebrates the best in local and seasonal Italian ingredients. Using traditional methods found in the kitchens of Italy, this book will introduce Gino's fans to 80 delicious new recipes, that will bring authentic Italian dining to your family table. It will accompany Gino's new 7-part primetime series Hidden Italy, coming to ITV this Autumn. Chapters include: Antipasti & Soups; Pasta; Risotto; Fish & Seafood; Poultry & Meat; Vegetables & Sides; Pizza, Pies & Bread; Desserts

Umbrian Twilight

Umbrian Twilight Author Giovanna Piccozzi
ISBN-10 9781481726733
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 210
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Soul seeking through memories of an island childhood, the author returns to her ancestral roots in Italy. An Umbrian village wraps its arms around this grieving mother as she rebuilds her soul—an elderly Italian woman takes the author under her watch—her old Italian family farmhouse and farm become the bridge for the author and her ancestral history. The maternal warmth of neighbors and village mirror the familial ties of her past, nurturing soul reparations and internal peace. Olive harvests overlap memories of family gardens and Sunday gatherings. The farm and village unite not only the author, but her children and friends to the beauty of life.

An Overview on Toxigenic Fungi and Mycotoxins in Europe

An Overview on Toxigenic Fungi and Mycotoxins in Europe Author Antonio Logrieco
ISBN-10 1402026455
Release 2004-10-21
Pages 268
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The growing interest in health risks associated with toxigenic fungi and related mycotoxins has led to the development of a number of research projects during the past decade in several European countries and a great deal of information has been produced on the natural occurrence of mycotoxins in plants, foods and feeds. The differences in environmental conditions (temperature, light, rainfall etc. ) and in exposed cultivated plants (type of cereals, cultivars etc. ) in the distinct European countries have significantly influenced the distribution of specific toxigenic fungi and related mycotoxicological problems. In addition, biogeographically structured lineages within some important toxigenic fungi have been recently discovered, of reproductive isolation. Transglobal showing a long evolutionary history transposition of plant products seems to have significantly contributed to the spreading of toxigenic species and lineages worldwide. Therefore, the migration of agriculturally important toxigenic fungi generated by trade exchanges may represent a major source of inoculum for new plant diseases in Europe and for a wider genetic diversity of local populations. It was our goal to provide the reader with an update of researches and surveys on the natural occurrence of toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins performed at a European level during the last 5-10 years. The editors are extremely grateful to the EU-COST-835 "Agriculturally important toxigenic fungi" for the financial support that allowed a number of European scientists to meet several times over the past five years to collaborate and exchange information about research advances on toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins.

All the Noise of It Living In a Tuscan Hilltown

All the Noise of It  Living In a Tuscan Hilltown Author Christopher H. Warren
ISBN-10 9781483475714
Release 2018-01-02
Pages 204
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Christopher H. Warren arrived in Sorano in 1988. Enticed by the exotic and ageless town in its lovely state of ruin, and the promise of a good quality of life, he soon learned to speak even the local Italian dialect, and became deeply involved in traditional town activities—including making his own wine. In this book which derives its name from “The Infinite,” a poem by Italian philosopher and writer, Giacomo Leopardi, he relates what brought him to the Tuscan hilltown, what has kept him there, and what living there has taught him about life. Drawing on his education in anthropology and his expertise as a photographer, he shares a visually stunning and thoughtfully considered study of the life of a Tuscan community that has been his home for the past thirty years. From renovating a home, creating a garden, interviewing old inhabitants, investigating traditional life, and photographing the abandoned far side of town, he offers a genuine account of the past and present of a world that is seldom revealed.

Life Both Sides of the Pond

Life Both Sides of the Pond Author FRANK. ONIANS
ISBN-10 1788037839
Release 2017-11-28
Pages 240
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This is a story about the life of Frank Onians.

Miners merchants and midwives

Miners  merchants  and midwives Author Russell M. Magnaghi
ISBN-10 UOM:39015071206935
Release 1987-06
Pages 113
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Miners merchants and midwives has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Miners merchants and midwives also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Miners merchants and midwives book for free.