By Victoria Cosford

"L'appetito vien mangiando!" or "Appetite comes when you are eating." Vicky arrives in Tuscany to review the language and tradition of Italy, yet quickly falls in love with charismatic chef Gianfranco and starts off to profit the paintings of Italian cooking in his trattoria. On Sunday nights, after benches are stacked on tables, they discover the geographical region by means of vehicle, passing glassy lakes and old hill cities. This colourful and intoxicating gastro-memoir takes you behind the curtain of romantic eating places and bars in Tuscany, Umbria, Elba, and Perugia. Interspersed with recipes, humor, and heartbreak, it is going to depart you entranced and with a hankering for tagliatelle and tarts.

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