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New CookBook: “Maria Callas – La Divina in Cucina”

Wednesday, 12 September 2007 CookBooks 4

Buch bei Amazon.de (Deutschland) kaufenThe new cookbook Maria Callas – La Divina in Cucina shows the “divine” of a quite unknown side: Callas love to the cook and her passion for good food. If you like to cook and a fan of Callas then this is the book for you.

In an only recently found suitcase one discovered the favorite prescriptions taken down by her or her butler. The findings have been now published in the cookbooks Maria Callas – La Divina in Cucina which is an book for all fans of Callas and friends of good kitchen. Bruno Tosi, executor and founder of “Associazione Culturale Maria Callas” discovered in a suitcase theirs – partly handwritten – prescription collection from the whole world.

Not only in Italy, also on her numerous voyages all over the world Callas collected recipes of culinary lusciousness like ” cheese cream with white truffles ” or “oysters in the dough coat ” which Callas did taste on the luxury yacht from Onassis. Do you wonder about the outstanding food Callas did have in Harry’s Bar in Venice, Savini in Milan or Chez Maxim’s in Paris? With this book you can travel back in time to experience those great restaurants once again.

Many pictures unpublished up to now of her appearances, in the private sphere or as a star of the High Society. In addition private anecdotes of prominent road companions come like Luchino Visconti and Luciano Pavarotti, up to now unpublished photos and a 70-minute CD with the nicest Callas arias. La Divina in Cucina has been published by Südwest which is part of Random House .

4 Responses

  1. Herbert Schmidt says:

    I went to the Callas book presentation in a Munich Hugendubel (Fünf Höfe) store yesterday. Where Bruno Tosi did present the new book La Divina in Cucina. Bruno did share some interesting insights about Callas and her live. It was a very nice presentation and well moderated. I was surprised to see how many people did attend the presentation and how well it was received. Bruno did autograph the book at the end and there was quite a queue of people asking for a signature. Talking to some of the folks working at Hugendubel this book is expected to be a huge success.

  2. Chip Smiths says:

    I wish I could read German looks very promising.

  3. Thorsten Meyer says:

    I recommend this book highly. Really fun to read and has a lot of great recipes.

  4. Carter says:

    Just one word: great!

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