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Il Talismano della Felicita: OUR FIRST COOKBOOK!

noun_82222_ccAND IT’S ARRIVED! The first book was waiting for me at work this morning. And what a beauty it is! It’s bright red colors with gold lettering just screams royalty. It’s just begging me to open it and start cooking. But oh dear me….This is not your 21st century cookbook!

“Il Talismano della Felicita” was first published in 1929 as a compilation of recipes Ada Boni had published during her time as a writer for the women’s home economics magazine “Preziosa.” It is, as far as I can tell, one of the few cookbooks that most Italians had in their houses at that time.

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