Giusi and Dario are featured in the following books by author Frances Mayes:

BELLA TUSCANY (published by Broadway Books)
Our children's first comunion party - page 105

THE TUSCAN SUN COOKBOOK (published by Clarkson Potter)
on page 4: Dedication to our family
on page 70: Giusi's ragù recipe
on page 122: Dario with his mother Palma
on page 139: Giusi's eggplant parmigiana

BRINGING TUSCANY HOME (published by Random House)
page 136 Giusi in the kitchen
IN TUSCANY (published by Ebury Press)
page 198 Giusi's pasta al ragù and faraona alla cacciatora
page 262 Palma (Darios' mother)