'John Dickie is the only non-Italian that we Italians would trust to write the history of the food we are so passionate about.'
'If only we could all write as brilliantly on Italy and its food as John Dickie does. He may well know Italy and Italians better than they know themselves'
'No one is more authoritative on the history of Italian food and its culture, Delizia! is an addictive read for anyone interested in the dolce vita.'
'Food and culture of Italy come together in this fantastic, must-have book from John Dickie.'
'John Dickie is a brilliant storyteller... and what better story is there to tell than the history of Italian food?'
'Delizia! is one of those rare books that changes the way you think about food. Scrupulously argued, elegantly expressed, it is a delight in every sense.'