20761 BLACK, William:
al dente,The Adventures of A Gastronome in Italy.
Bantam Press, Kent, 2003.
8vo, pp. xi + 338 incl. index. Very good hardcover in very good original pictorial dust jacket. Overall very good.
William Black travels the length and breadth of Italy in order to get to the roots of Italian food. Our intrepid gastronome eats whatever gets in his way- which often isn’t quite what it seems. A joy from cover to cover Al Dente is a must for anyone with an interest in Italy or its food.