Nonino Special Prize 1987

Folco Portinari

Poet, essayist, sharp scholar and innovator, especially of the literature of the Nineteenth century, Folco Portinari has always cultivated also the field of gastronomy culture. “Il piacere della gola”, published in 1986 by Camunia editor, is the historical, literary and social “summa” of Portinari’s passion and research. A book, by the way, that is read with the pleasure that only an excellent and fascinating novel can give.