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Taste of Italy with Author Frances Mayes (SOLD OUT)
September 8 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm| $50.00
Come spend an afternoon with Hillsborough’s own Frances Mayes (author of the worldwide bestseller UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN) to hear all about Frances’ and her husband Ed’s adventures to find undiscovered places in Italy – now the subject of Frances’s latest book, SEE YOU AT THE PIAZZA (Crown). We’ll be sampling some of their favorite recipes along with some distinctive wines you probably haven’t seen before!
If you love Italy and Frances’ books, you can’t miss this terrific event!
Travelling in Italy with Frances and Ed – and occasionally their young grandson Will – is an intimate journey off the beaten track. The Mayes’ bring their extensive knowledge of Italian culture and history along, but they also bring beginner’s heart, ready to be delighted by Italy’s uncanny ability to surprise. Even a distance of a few kilometers can mean a completely different style, attitude, offerings of food and drink, even different stones that bend the light in a distinctive way.
A more generous guide to the less discovered little places can’t be found, and these two poets convey an extra dimension to everything they see – and taste.