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Toscano's Family Table by Joanne Toscano, 1st Ed, Large HC DJ, Italian Recipes

Toscano's Family Table by Joanne Toscano, 1st Ed, Large HC DJ, Italian Recipes

$16.99

Opened by Italian immigrants who came to Australia in search of a better life, Toscano’s greengrocers has been a Melbourne institution since the 1950s. The family has witnessed the ways in which the tastes and cooking styles of Australians have evolved over the years—thanks largely to the multicultural influence of immigrants like themselves.  In the Toscano’s Family Table, Joanne Toscano shares three generations’ worth of expert tips and tricks when it comes to selecting and preparing fresh produce, as well as some of the favourite recipes of her food-loving family. She also gives readers a delightful history of her family, from her grandparents’ poverty-stricken childhoods back in Italy, to the time they emigrated and established their iconic fruit and vegetable shop in Kew, Melbourne, right up to the present day. Toscano’s includes a series of fascinating individual histories of the fruits and vegetables sold in their shop, explaining the different varieties and explaining how they came to be embraced—sometimes reluctantly—by the Australian people.

Published by Slattery. 1st Ed, 1st printing. Large hard cover with dust jacket. Copy in VGC, tight and bright, crisp and clean throughout. Handsome copy appears unread.

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Very good (VGC): A book that has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no major creases or tears, and no underlining/highlighting of text or writing in the margins. May be very minimal identifying marks on the inside cover. Very minimal wear and tear.

Good (GC): A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.

Acceptable: A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still intact. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.


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