||Maddalena Caruso's stunning Italian home provides the backdrop for this visually dazzling guide to seasonal Italian food and a relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle Love Italian Food follows the course of the year from spring to winter, with each season sub-divided thematically. The Spring chapter consists of Spring Cooking, Asparagus and Lunch with Roses; Summer features include Kitchen Garden, Figs and Sunny Summer Colour; Autumn is divided into Garden Harvest, Autumn Comfort, Vineyard Picnic, Pomegranates and Jam Session; Winter brings Cosy Celebration with Friends, Radicchio, All Sorts of Cabbages and Sunday Brunch. Throughout, the sumptuous reportage-style photography transports the reader to a world where family and friends come together to enjoy the bounty of the seasons. They may be sitting al fresco enjoying the first warmth of the sun's spring rays, gathered at a table set in the middle of the herb garden in summer, entertaining a crowd in the orchard at harvest time, or seated round a table glowing with candles for a cozy winter celebration. Wherever they are and at whatever time of year, readers are invited to join them. Includes metric measurements.