The Talisman

The Talisman Italian Cook Book by Ada Boni, as published in 1950.

After a long search, I found a true Italian family treasure: My Parent’s copy of the Talisman Italian Cook Book from the 1950 printing. This classic Italian cook book was originally penned in 1929 by the well-respected Italian chef Ada Boni (1881 – 1973). It was originally translated from Italian into English by Matilde Pei. Our copy is well worn from decades of use by my Mother, complete with her penciled annotations – when found,Continue Reading