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Anabella, Alma Café, Portobello. Photographer, Senija Topcic

Anabella Parisi

Ashtown via Argentina

Where in Dublin do you live?
Where are you from?

What are you reading right now?

Japaneasy by Tim Anderson.

Tell us a bit about it:

It’s a cooking book, specialized in Japanese dishes.

What is your favourite book of all time?

I don’t really have a favorite, I usually read cook books.

What book do you remember most from your childhood?

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling.

Tell us a bit about it:

I used to read these books, I used to really like them and also other books about fantasy.

Which of your books is battered from using over and over again?

Actually I use my cook books from my cookery school, they don’t have an author, they are books I used when I studied for chef and I love them!

What is your favourite book by an International writer?

Simple and Sweet by Yotam Ottolenghi.

Tell us a bit about them:

Love these books, lovely recipes and amazing pictures.


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