Garrubbo Guide

The Importance of Eating Italian

A handy guide to everything you need to know about Italian food, wine, and culture!

ONLY $24.95!


What’ll you find in this book

  • Can be a handy kitchen reference or a trusted travel companion, but above all it is an inspiration, an exaltation, and a guide to the adventure of Italian food and culture through the last 3,000 years.
  • Everything you need to know about the most popular Italian foods, from bread and olive oil, to prosciutto and mozzarella, to panini, pizza, and pasta . . . all the way to gelato, espresso, and sambuca!
  • The comprehensive chapter on wine simplifies the elaborate world of Italian wine.
  • Adorned with simple and happy illustrations
  • Contains an extensive Italian food glossary, a detailed table of pasta shapes, as well as sample menus from Italy’s 20 regional cuisines.
  • Learn the famous Italian “food rules,” and a bit of history, grammar, and geography.
  • A fun, easy, and stylish handbook!

About Ed Garrubbo

Italian food has always been my passion, my motivation, my sanctuary, and my joy. I feel lucky to have grown up in a family obsessed with food.  My grandmothers taught me to cook, but more importantly, they showed me that food is the most basic way to spread love.  I suppose that I’ve been brainwashed.  

I spend a lot of time thinking about, studying, chasing, sharing, and cooking food. My love affair with Italian food has only deepened with time…