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heart shaped tomatoes // 2021
Heart-Shaped Tomatoes is a cookbook about Elda Cristini, or Nonna, a 102-year-old Italian immigrant grandmother for whom cooking has remained a constant thread throughout her storied life.
The book uses recipes, photography, and personal essays as an entry point to examine themes of independence, generational knowledge, love, and family.
photographs and words by dimitri STASZEWSKI and MADELYN WIGLE
recipes edited by MARIA CRISTINI
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