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Frances Mayes Under The Tuscan Sun Book ((TOP))

Frances Mayes - widely published poet, gourmet cook and travel writer - opens the door on a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. She finds faded frescoes beneath the whitewash in the dining room, a vineyard under wildly overgrown brambles - and even a wayward scorpion under her pillow. And from her traditional kitchen and simple garden she creates dozens of delicious seasonal recipes, all included in this book.

frances mayes under the tuscan sun book

Perhaps buoyed by buyers confusing Mayes' book with Peter Mayle's 1991 bestseller "A Year in Provence," "Under the Tuscan Sun" has sold 1.5 million copies, mostly to ladies who prefer, sensibly enough, to read about the joys of renovating centuries-old Mediterranean stone farmhouses rather than to undertake such hideous ordeals themselves.Advertisement 350c69d7ab




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