Haute Couture in the Kitchen: Pleasures and Sins
Paola CaovillaISBN: 8876244344; 978-88-7624-434-6;
Cooking as haute couture. With a curious and creative eye, Paola Buratto Caovilla explores the culinary art. Cooking is raised from common daily activity to the status of luxury pastime, where creativity and fantasy unite to give expression to passions, pleasures, and transgressions. "Haute Couture in the Kitchen. Sins and Pleasures" contains a wealth of suggestions and variants to enrich and embellish the simplest recipe or act, allowing each of us to develop her own unique culture of the table. In the realm of fashion and luxury the author has found a guiding theme around which to compose a truly modern lifestyle. Her manuscripts give advice on how to create and care for a vegetable garden, the art of elegant table settings, how to select the proper menu to best match the colour of a tablecloth, and of course, how to select the wine. "Haute Couture in the Kitchen. Sins and Pleasures" takes you on an intriguing and suggestive itinerary composed of tales and images, a travel diary...