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Ambassador Magazine Previews Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy

Thank you to Ambassador magazine for allowing me to share this preview of Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy!Here's an excerpt:   

Foreward Reviews: Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy

Take a look at what Foreward Reviews has to say about Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy. I can't wait for you to read it! "While Ciao Italia includes the occasional ambitious recipe in terms of ingredients, time, or technique involved, the emphasis is on …

The Art of Getting By In Naples

  Before I went to Naples, everything that I knew about it came from what my Neapolitan nonna told me. People were poor, living conditions were hard, food was scarce, there was crime, and it was hard to find work. These factors and others brought her to America arou…

Mary Ann Esposito Contributes to Cookbook for Chemotherapy Patients

Chemo Kitchen is a collection of 52 recipes developed by several award-winning chefs, created specifically for patients going through taste-change during cancer treatment.   Mary Ann Esposito is one of the many culinary experts who worked on the project.  &nb…

Tastes of Italia Reviews Mary Ann Esposito's New Book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures In Italy

Mary Ann Esposito's new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures In Italy, is receiving positive reviews ahead of its November 1st release.  Tastes of Italia says, "In short, if you’re a fan of Mary Ann Esposito, Italian cooking, or cookbooks in gene…

More Praise for Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Adventures in Italy

Mary Ann Esposito's new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures In Italy, will be released on November 1st, and it's already receiving rave reviews! Booklist says, "Is there room on the shelves for another Italian cookbook? If Esposito’s phenomenal output (th…

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Perfect For Fall Pear Cake

Fall fruits like pears and apples are perfect for some honest, no frills baking like this delicious pear cake that looks like it came from a professional pastry shop. It is best eaten on the day that it is made. Serve it as it for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. Pea…

Advance Praise from Publishers Weekly

Mary Ann’s new book, Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy in November is “another worthy volume in Esposito’s long and sage list of cookbooks,” according to Publishers Weekly. The book contains over 150 recipes, 60 gorgeous food photo…

Fake Italian Food

It is tough to know these days what is real and what isn’t. We are bombarded with messaging that may or may not be true and so it is with what is real when it comes to Italian food products that we use most frequently. At the top of the list is cheese; specifically …

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The Tart As Art

Summertime is ripe for the picking of all kinds of fruits and I circle my calendar each year with reminders to pick raspberries, blackberries, cherries, plums and peaches when they are in season. No summer season fades away without me getting my fill of nature’s off…

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Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy

Mary Ann's newest book contains over 150 recipes, 60 gorgeous food photos, and lots of scenic pictures of Italy taken by Mary Ann on her travels through the years.

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Release date: November 1, 2018