This combination of recollections and cookbook is an inspiring story of triumph over adversity. Raised in an orphanage, Maria left at age 22 with ...Show synopsisThis combination of recollections and cookbook is an inspiring story of triumph over adversity. Raised in an orphanage, Maria left at age 22 with nothing but the centuries-old secrets of the orphanage's divine pastries. Maria presents these one-of-a-kind treats in 50 delicious recipes. 8 pages of color photos.Hide synopsis
Description:Good. Privately owned copy. A few tears at edges to dust jacket...Good. Privately owned copy. A few tears at edges to dust jacket. Edges of covers are lightly rubbed. Binding is secure. Clean pages free of writing, marks or tears. Buy with confidence! 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
If you are interested in Sicily (or not!), this book is really wonderful. Written by an author who really knows Sicily (see: On Persephone's Island), this is a story of Maria Grammatico and her actual experience overcoming long odds to become a well-known and well-loved bakery owner in Erice. Includes some wonderful recipes for pastry. If you are ever in Erice be sure to stop at Pasticceria Maria Grammatico!
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