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Food and Daily Life in Italy, from Ancient Rome to Medieval Tuscany

Francine Segan with Crystal King and Melodie Winawer

Food historian Francine Segan talks with two authors of recently published Italian historical novels: Crystal King, author of Feast of Sorrow, and Melodie Winawer, author of The Scribe of Siena. Taste delicacies made from historic recipes and hear about Italian food and daily life through the centuries.

Francine Segan

Francine Segan is the author of six books including Shakespeare’s Kitchen and Dolci: Italy’s Sweets. Her most recent book is Pasta Modern.

Melodie Winawer

Melodie Winawer is the author of The Scribe of Siena, a historical novel set in 14th century Italy.

Crystal King

Crystal King Is the author of Feast of Sorrow about Marcus Gavius Apicius, the man whose name is on the world’s oldest known cookbook.

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