Book review: ‘Bittersweet’ 1960s Sicily

Mar 21, 2016 714

"Rosalia's Bittersweet Pastry Shop," a novel by Rosanna Chiofalo, uncovers the special significance of food as the food writer Claudia Lombardo, uncovers a bakery beside a Sicilian convent, which produces a dessert beloved by all those who taste it.

Food – which brings people together, comforts and heals the wounds of strained relationships, and revives memories – is a theme which Chiofalo explores, set within the Swingin' 1960s.

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