The Feisty Italian Cookbook is a fun, informative read about what real Southern Italians eat. This is clean, natural, cooking indigenous to Molise, Italy. Sandra Catena is a first-generation Italian-American who learned to create Molise-style cuisine from the grandmaster of cooking, her maternal grandmother, Teresa Notte Cicchino. Sandra teaches how to create traditional menus of her childhood. Sandra has a chapter on the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients in foods used in her recipes, a chapter on Knife skills, and throughout the book gives fun tidbits on food anthropology. For those with food allergies and gluten intolerance, Sandra will teach you how to eat healthy, delicious foods that build and heal the body. This cookbook is for those who are great cooks and those who've never cooked before. Sandra teaches how to cook authentic Southern Italian food with patience and care. She takes her readers on an interesting cooking journey. Sandra is a life-long dancer, and since 1980 has performed on stages around the world. Since 1999, she's trained thousandrs of women in dance and fitness. Creating optimal health and fitness begins with feeding the body foods that build strength from within. Let the feistiest Italiana in hood teach you how to eat!