Australia’s love affair with cocktail culture continues to evolve, with the success of ever-more specialized drinks books such as Bitters, The Drunken Botanist, and David Wondrich’s titles. This is the natural next step in that evolution.
Italian food is one of Australia’s favorite ethnic cuisines, and the cocktail craze shows no signs of slowing. And yet there are no books on aperitivo, the Italian tradition of enjoying light cocktails with small dishes. Aperitivo combines the allure of the Italian lifestyle with 100 classic and contemporary recipes for bringing la dolce vita to your next gathering.
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Marisa Huff first fell in love with Italian food and drink as an exchange student at the University of Padua. After graduating from UCLA, she received a Fulbright scholarship to returned to Italy, continuing her studies in Rome. From there she went to work for the Slow Food organization in Torino. Since then she has worked for Alice Waters (owner of Chez Panisse), Jeffrey Steingarten (food editor of Vogue), and Del Posto restaurant (owned by the Batali & Bastianich Group). Her writing has appeared in La Cucina Italiana and The Art of Eating.