This good-looking little book presents how to enjoy the best of Italian food, understand what is offered, and order in an Italian restaurant or street market. Complementing the Blue Guides classic Italian cultural guidebook range as preparation for and accompaniment to any visit to Italy, it offers comprehensive coverage from pizza and gelato to rare regional delicacies and fine wine, along with separate sections on such subjects as seasonal food, Mediterranean fish, Italian wines and aperitifs, and star chefs. A phrasebook-divided into 'what it means' (Italian into English, including a glossary) and 'how to ask for' (English into Italian)-will make up most of the book. Supplemented with historical information on, for example, Roman banquets or Renaissance food, plus stylish black-and-white line drawings, this guide is suitable as a gift as well as a handy reference book for the traveler's on-site use. Assembled by the Blue Guides authors and editorial team, with many years of cumulative experience visiting and eating well throughout the length and breadth of Italy.
Enjoy sampling the local food on holiday in Italy, read restaurant menus and shop with confident using this practical pocket guide:
This truck-shaped, lift-the-flap board book combines food with things that go for a novelty that has more than gears under the hood.
'The book is of first-rate importance. It is a fundamental subject, extremely well done.' The Times Literary Supplement In this book, first published in 1971, the author seeks to determine within broad limits the size of the Italian population in the period covered, chiefly on the basis of Roman census figures and of estimates of the number of men under arms year by year; use is made by way of analogy of demographic data from other ages.
Healthy Food: A Read-along Coloring and Activity Book includes three ""Healthy Me"" stories designed to promote good nutritional choices (for children of ages 5 to 8). Based on both the American Cancer Society's guidelines and National Health Education Standards, these stories nicely complement health curriculum for students in kindergarten through second grade, and are available in topic-specific pre-packs of 25 copies with one complimentary ""Teaching and Learning Idea Guide"" for educators and caregivers. ""Healthy Food"" updates familiar fairy tales from various cultures and weaves in enjoyable healthy-living messages and fun activities throughout. Children are encouraged to develop healthy habits early in refreshing and action-oriented ways. See also ""Healthy Bodies"" and ""Healthy Air""!
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