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The Resource Bitter almonds : recollections and recipes from a Sicilian girlhood, Maria Grammatico and Mary Taylor Simeti, (electronic resource)

Bitter almonds : recollections and recipes from a Sicilian girlhood, Maria Grammatico and Mary Taylor Simeti, (electronic resource)

Label
Bitter almonds : recollections and recipes from a Sicilian girlhood
Title
Bitter almonds
Title remainder
recollections and recipes from a Sicilian girlhood
Statement of responsibility
Maria Grammatico and Mary Taylor Simeti
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the age of eleven, the daughter of a Sicilian sharecropper, Maria Grammatico, entered the San Carlo Institute in the mountaintop town of Erice, an orphanage run by nuns who were famous throughout Sicily for their almond pastries, but who were less adept at dealing with young girls. After ten years of hard work and harsh discipline, Maria emerged with the secrets of the nuns{u2019} pastries hidden inside her head. This is the story of her carefree country childhood{u2014}her Dickensian life in the orphanage with no heat, no running water, and only wood-burning ovens{u2014}and her triumphs as an entrepreneur and a world-famous pastry chef. Bitter Almonds includes 46 of the recipes that she {u2018}stole{u2019} from the nuns, committed to writing for the first time in these pages
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grammatico, Maria
Dewey number
  • 641.6/455
  • 641.6/455
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX773
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Simeti, Mary Taylor
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grammatico, Maria
  • Cooking, Italian
  • Cooking (Almonds)
  • Pastry
  • Cookbooks
Target audience
adult
Label
Bitter almonds : recollections and recipes from a Sicilian girlhood, Maria Grammatico and Mary Taylor Simeti, (electronic resource)
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http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAwMDkzLTI1MTk3NjQx
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unknown
Control code
frd00007225
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781504026253
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781504026253
  • (Sirsi) b1430914
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System requirements: Adobe Digital editions
Label
Bitter almonds : recollections and recipes from a Sicilian girlhood, Maria Grammatico and Mary Taylor Simeti, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAwMDkzLTI1MTk3NjQx
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Control code
frd00007225
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781504026253
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781504026253
  • (Sirsi) b1430914
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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