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Saved from the Inquisition's grasp in 1611, Giacomo Castelvetro wrote this book in exile, lovingly describing many aspects of gardening and cooking in Italy. Published for the first time in English, the book is important for both its historical and practical value--celebrating light, simple, nutritious cuisine.

The Fruit, Herbs and Vegetables Ofiitaly 1990, Viking Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780670827244