"Every Region has its dishes, and every dish has a story. Now, in the most modest way, through this book, we are a part of that story." [back of book]
Mimi Thorisson is a French cook and writer living either her family in Medoc, France, and Turin, Italy. She is the author of A Kitchen in France and French Country Cooking and runs the award-winning food blog Manger, which documents her cooking adventures in Medoc and around Italy. [From the back of the book]
In Old World Italian, Mimi Thorisson pauses her life in the idyllic French countryside to begin captivating new adventures in Italy to satisfy her endless curiosity and passion for Italian cooking. Mimi dives into diverse regional cuisines (from Venice to Umbria to Naples and beyond) and shares 100 simple authentic recipes, inspired by devoted local producers ad the country's rich food heritage. [From back of book]
Mimi says, "There is magic in cooking, and in Italian food, there is alchemy."