An absolute treasure. -- Judy Schultz, for the her Edmonton Journal blog, Fried
One of the most enjoyable and authoritative surveys of Tuscan food in recent years. -- Shaun Smith, for the Quill and Quire
Piano, piano, pieno is more than a collection of traditional Italian recipes; its a tribute to the Tuscan countryside. -- Canscene
The book embraces a philosophy of cooking that emphasizes seasonal ingredients prepared in time-honoured ways -- Sarnia Observer
SUSAN MCKENNA GRANT attended Carleton University andco-founded Alias Research Inc., a world leader in computer graphics software.She retired from the business in 1991 and spent several years travelling throughEurope and studying cooking, pastry and artisan bread baking. She now owns andoperates "La Petraia," where she and her husband are carefullyrestoring the Tuscan acreage to a working organic farm, winery and agriturismo,offering meals, accommodation and cooking classes to tourists.