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The Joy of Truffles

The Joy of Truffles
Book No. : 018679
Author: Jaros, Patrick; Schnell, Raffaela; Schnell, Raoul M.
ISBN: 3822876321
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: Fine
PublishingDate: 1998
Publisher: Benedikt Taschen Verlag gmbH
Availability: In Stock
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No marks or inscriptions. A very clean crisp very tight copy with bright unmarked boards and no bumping to corners. Dust jacket not price clipped or marked or torn or creased. 288pp.
Hunting for truffles is like hunting for buried treasure - the subterranean tubers, which for centuries found their way only to the dining tables of the nobility, are rarer and more special than ever. This book tells the story of a delicacy that was already prized by the ancient Greeks and Romans, with tales of truffle woods, truffle pigs and truffle hunters, of 'fake' truffles and the right truffle weather. In ninety specially selected recipes, top Munich chef Patrick Jaros shows the remarkable versatility of the truffle in cooking, from starters, via main courses with pasta, meat or fish, to desserts.
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