enrico alliata

Sicilian peasants are strangers to obesity, but if we look at the leisured classes who indulge in the luxury of a main meat course, or season their pasta with sausage, beef, clams and animal fats, we see overweight, obesity, and all the very serious consequences for their organism.

I love this cookbook.

Vegetarian: check.

Italian: check.

From 1930: check.

Uses “overweight” as a noun: check.

Written by an actual Duke: check.

Yes, I do have very specific requirements for my cookbooks. Standards, you know?