The Italians have a secret. There are said to be over 300 shapes of pasta, each of which has a history, a story to tell, and an affinity with particular foods. Offering over 100 recipes for pasta, this title reveals the science, history and philosophy behind pasta dishes from all over Italy.
Containing tips of the interior stylist's trade, this book combines contemporary elements with antiques and junk-shop finds, textile fragments, wallpapers, and collectables and ephemera. It focuses on styling rather than decorating. It celebrates the individual and the personal rather than the wholesale adoption of a 'look'.