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Winter In The Alps

Winter In The Alps

Food by the Fireside

by Manuela Darling-Gansser
Publication Date: 01/05/2009
Now available in paperback, Winter in the Alps is a stunning depiction ofthe unique cuisine and breathtaking beauty of the Alps from the author of thebestselling Under the Olive Tree and Autumn in Piemonte. The Alps - Europe's spectacular chain of mountains more than 1000 kilometreslong - symbolise all that is magical about a northern winter. Stretching fromFrance to Austria, along the border of Switzerland and Italy, this area is one ofsuperlatives: the wildest, the highest, the windiest and the most isolated. It isalso home to some of the most delicious food in all of Europe. In Winter in the Alps, Manuela Darling-Gansser and photographer SimonGriffiths take a culinary journey from the peaks of St Moritz down to the glitteringstreets of Z?rich. They showcase the culture, lifestyle and, of course,food, of this remarkably diverse region. Be tempted by delicious Alpine-inspireddishes such as Cloud Souffl? and Pappardelle with Duck Rag?; indulge in meltin-your-mouth Sp?tzle, R?sti and Creamy Zabaione; sip warming Gl?hweinand roast chestnuts over the open fire - and be transported right to the enchantingheart of continental Europe in winter.
National & regional cuisine
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Manuela Darling-Gansser

Manuela Darling-Gansser was born in Lugano, Switzerland. She spent the first nine years of her childhood in Iran before returning to school in Zurich. An inveterate traveller and keen linguist, she has lived in the US, Japan, Italy and the UK.

She has visited other parts of Asia, India, North Africa, Central Asia and the Scandinavian countries. Inspired by family traditions, she has been a passionate cook all her adult life. Her previous successful travel and food books include: Under the Olive Tree, Autumn in Piemonte, Winter in the Alps, Spring in Sicily, Top 10: Recipes for the Beginner Home Cook and Four Seasons, a Year of Italian Food. She lives with her family in Sydney.

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