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La Vita e Bella

The elegant art of living in the Italian style

Written by Jill Foulston

Published: 11/09/2014

La Vita e Bella

  • Hardback
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  • 9781849755535
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  • Sep 2014
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  • 208 pages

About the author

Jill Foulston is an acclaimed writer, editor and translator with a passion for interiors, food and shopping. Originally from the US, Jill has a lifelong love for all things Italian. She is the proud owner of a home in Umbria and is a fluent Italian speaker.

This glorious celebration and distillation of the heart and soul of Italy provides a glimpse inside 15 ravishing Italian homes, from castles to farmhouses, as well as the regions in which they are set. La Vita è Bella also features insightful essays on many of the traditions and characteristics of Italian life, including festivals and customs, regional food and drink specialities, and more. Interspersed throughout the book are recipes for favorite and flavorful Italian dishes, including risotto, pizza, gnocchi, and sweet treats, as well as quotations from great writers and philosophers, designed to immerse you in the delightful culture and ambience of La Bella Italia!