We're thrilled to welcome Mary Ann Esposito to the bookshop! Mary Ann will be in conversation with local food expert John Carafoli, discussing her new book Ciao Italia: My Lifelong Food Adventures in Italy.
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Mary Ann Esposito is the creator and host of the nationally televised PBS series, Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito and the author of 13 cookbooks. This year the series celebrates its milestone 29th season, making it the longest running televised cooking series!
Through Ciao Italia and appearances on other programs including The Today Show, the Food Network, Discovery Channel, Fox, RAI International, The Victory Garden, and many others, she has been able to share traditional Italian cooking, history and culture with audiences around the world. Mary Ann has worked beside world-renowned chefs like Julia Childs and Jacques Pepin.
John F. Carafoli wrote the seminal book Food Photography and Styling, Cape Cod Chef’s Table, Great Italian American Food in New England, and his latest Great Food Finds: Cape Cod. He has been published in Gastronomica, The Journal of Food and Culture, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Edible Cape Cod where he won an EDDY for Best use of Recipes in a feature and has been profiled in the Italian publication of ER (Emilia Romagna). In addition to presenting papers at the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery in England, he has organized the biannual International Conference on Food Styling and Photography at Boston University. Carafoli was also featured on the TV Food Network’s Ultimate Kitchens, and NPR.