This unique, stunningly illustrated journal is ideal for use as a travel notebook or sketchpad.
This good-looking little book presents how to enjoy the best of Italian food, understand what is offered, and order in an Italian restaurant or street market. Complementing the Blue Guides classic Italian cultural guidebook range as preparation for and accompaniment to any visit to Italy, it offers comprehensive coverage from pizza and gelato to rare regional delicacies and fine wine, along with separate sections on such subjects as seasonal food, Mediterranean fish, Italian wines and aperitifs, and star chefs. A phrasebook-divided into 'what it means' (Italian into English, including a glossary) and 'how to ask for' (English into Italian)-will make up most of the book. Supplemented with historical information on, for example, Roman banquets or Renaissance food, plus stylish black-and-white line drawings, this guide is suitable as a gift as well as a handy reference book for the traveler's on-site use. Assembled by the Blue Guides authors and editorial team, with many years of cumulative experience visiting and eating well throughout the length and breadth of Italy.
Enjoy sampling the local food on holiday in Italy, read restaurant menus and shop with confident using this practical pocket guide:
"The Scattered Italians," is an impressively deep and revealing book, filled with the gusto and a love of life which permeates the core issues of discovering one's roots and thus one's true identity. This nonfiction book interlaces historical factors with behavioral characteristics leading to conclusions and answers affecting over 25 million Italian-Americans and potentially many other hyphenated citizens of the world. The story is presented in the author's delightful and often witty style allowing for a pleasant, informative and entertaining read. The literary visits with some of the giants of history, along with personal anecdotes, mix to provide a fascinating story on a very humane stage for all to see and enjoy.
This useful book reviews and analyzes the rigorous scientific, regulatory, and clinical testing and evaluation applied to the widely used food additive aspartame. In one compact volume you gain access to extensive information illustrating the increased recognition by regulatory agencies of the usefulness of human studies in evaluating new food additives. The Clinical Evaluation of a Food Additive: Assessment of Aspartame begins by describing the nuts and bolts of food additive safety evaluation in humans, including an insightful historical perspective of the development of good clinical practice guidelines. It provides the regulatory requirements for human research, as well as key elements for the design and conduct of human studies. The scientific and regulatory considerations of food additive safety are explored, including interesting descriptions of aspartame's key animal safety studies. In addition, the book reviews the medical postmarketing surveillance system developed for identifying and evaluating reports of aspartame's alleged adverse health effects. Through meticulous research and systematic clarity, The Clinical Evaluation of a Food Additive: Assessment of Aspartame provides work-saving, state-of-the-art examples to guide future testing and evaluation of tomorrow's food additives.
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