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  • Published: 7 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241501016
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320
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Taste

My Life Through Food




From award-winning actor and food obsessive Stanley Tucci comes an intimate and irresistible memoir of life in and out of the kitchen

Before Stanley Tucci became a household name with The Devil Wears Prada, The Hunger Games, and the perfect Negroni, he grew up in an Italian American family that spent every night around the table. Taste is an intimate reflection on the intersection of food and life, filled with anecdotes about growing up in Westchester, NY, preparing for and filming the foodie films Big Night and Julie & Julia, falling in love over dinner, and teaming up with his wife to create conversation-starting meals for their children. Each morsel of this gastronomic journey through good times and bad, five-star meals and burnt dishes, is as heartfelt and delicious as the last. Written with Stanley's signature wry humor and nostalgia, Taste is a heartwarming read for anyone who knows the power of a home-cooked meal.

  • Published: 7 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241501016
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320
Categories:

Praise for Taste

Makes you want to draw up a chair at their kitchen table, be part of their family, dive in and eat the food

Delicious, on 'The Tucci Table'

A love letter to his Italian culinary heritage, his wife's classic English cooking, and all the people who matter most in their lives

The Times, on 'The Tucci Table'

A delicious story of appetite, family and pasta. A serious amount of pasta. In this gloriously written memoir, the ever tasteful Stanley Tucci invites us to his table and feeds us all the good stuff.

Jay Rayner

An instant classic, Stanley Tucci's TASTE is as captivating, simple, charming and insanely moreish as the best Italian food. Take it to bed with you and you will fall asleep dreaming you're in Italy. But take it to the kitchen and you will find yourself using it as often as a pan or a peeler.

Stephen Fry

It's impossible to read this without becoming ravenous!

Nigella Lawson

It is as infectious as it is delicious, as funny as it is insightful. The only reason to put this book down, is to go cook and eat from it'

Heston Blumenthal

This is a book I shall have in my kitchen, by the bed and in my suitcase whenever I travel to Italy. I plan to buy at least three for myself and my friends, and suggest you do too.

Ruth Rogers, The River Cafe

Funny, heart-breaking, fascinating, intimate and beautifully-written

Kate Mosse, author of 'An Extra Pair of Hands'

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