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Francine Segan on Heirloom Meals Radio

Francine is one of America's foremost experts on Italian cuisine, is an engaging public speaker, author and TV personality. She is a noted food historian and James Beard-nominated author of six books including Dolci: Italy's Sweets and Pasta Modern.

Francine grew up with her grandmother cooking iconic Sunday dinners with thirteen cousins. It was delicious, fun, and boisterous: a kid’s dream. Never did she imagine that she would one day become a renowned food historian. Francine was a child psychologist who stumbled into food writing in a very serendipitous way.

Francine has written Pasta Modern: New & Inspired Recipes from ItalyDolci: Italy's SweetsThe Opera Lover's Cookbook: Menus for Elegant Entertaining, The Philosopher's Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook, Shakespeare's Kitchen: Renaissance Recipes for the Contemporary Cook, and Movie Menus: Recipes for Perfect Meals with Your Favorite Films

Tune in and listen to this amazing writer talk about her career, and her never-ending love of Italian cuisine. Enjoy!