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Italian cookbook author at Bram

Berkeley chef and author Jessica Theroux spent a year in Italy, cooking and talking with a dozen Italian grandmothers and taking photographs of the countryside, the food and the people. The author will sign copies of her memoir/cookbook, “Cooking with Italian Grandmothers: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany to Sicily,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12,  at Bram in Sonoma. The cookware store, which carries handmade clay pots from around the world, is located on the west side of… Read More »