By Marco Malvaldi
Nothing might please a chef greater than an opportunity to profit the secrets and techniques of a Baron's fort kitchen. Having travelled the size and breadth of the rustic compiling his masterpiece, The technology of Cooking and The paintings of consuming Well, Pellegrino Artusi relishes the chance of some quiet days and a boar hunt within the Tuscan hills.
But his peace is short-lived. A physique is located within the fort cellar, and the neighborhood inspector reveals himself baffled through an eccentric array of aristocratic suspects. while the baron himself turns into the objective of a moment homicide try, Artusi realises he may have to stick to his infallible nostril to aid locate the offender.
Marco Malvaldi serves up an impossible to resist dish spiced with mischief and intrigue, and sweetened with classical beauty and wit. His stroke of genius is to carry Italy's first cookery author to existence during this such a lot enjoyable of homicide mysteries.