A Novel of RaptureLarge Print - 2000
La Cucina combines the sensuous pleasures of love and food, simmering in the heat of a Sicilian kitchen.Rosa Fiore is a middle-aged librarian who has resigned herself to a loveless life, and expresses her passionate nature through her delicious cooking. Then, she meets an enigmatic chef, known as l'Inglese, whose research on Sicilian cuisine leads him into Rosa's library and into her heart. They share one sublime summer of discovery, during which l'Inglese awakens the power of Rosa's sexuality, and together they reach new heights of culinary passion. When he vanishes unexpectedly, Rosa returns to her family's estate to grieve for her lost love only to find a new fulfillment and many surprises in the magic of her beloved Cucina.A love song to Italy, La Cucina is a celebration of all things sensual. It spills over with intense images, colors, fragrances, and exuberant characters, all reflecting the splendor of the Sicilian countryside.
Publisher: Rockland, Mass. : Wheeler Pub., c2000
Edition: Large print ed. --
Branch Call Number: LP FIC Prior 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xiv, 255 p. --