Antonia Isola, 1876-?


Biographical note

Author of Simple Italian Cookery, published by Harper and Brothers, February, 1912, and the first Italian cookbook to be published in the US. She had lived in Rome for some years, and was well-versed in Italian food, but the publishers chose the pseudonym to impart "authenticity" to the work.

Pseudonym of Mabel Earl McGinnis.

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