Hard covered book titled THE GASPARILLA COOKBOOK Favorite Florida West Coast Recipes Compiled by the Junior League of Tampa, Third Printing, 1963, 326 pages, 712 recipes, 10 illustrations.
In this region, old in history yet young in heart, Spanish, Greek, Italian, Southern, Yankee and Seafood recipes typify the happy melding of a varied population. The sparkling Gasparilla Invasion in February captures the spirit of the area in one joyful week of merry making. Nothing could be more fitting for this part of the world than such a pirate festival, for the region is, in truth, a treasure chest of good foods, and this book is a map to guide the treasure seeker.
This book is in VG+ condition, pages intact, and the binding is tight. A previous owner's name is inside the front cover. The dust jacket has small tears at the edges, and the flap is clipped. A must have for your recipe collection!