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    Italy has a well-established and deserved reputation for producing high-quality food and tasty cuisine. Best known for pizza and pasta, Italian food also includes many excellent meat and seafood dishes, as well as excellent cheeses, and fabulous desserts.

    It has often been noted that Italy is a country of great regional variations - and that is certainly true, indeed the country was only unified in 1861 - and this fact is reflected in the diversity of Italy's regional cuisine. It should also be noted that Italy has been invaded many times over the centuries, as well as trading with many other countries, and this too is reflected in the national cuisine.

    Pasta

    Some of the regional variations that you may encounter in Italian food include:
    • Northern Italy's native products include balsamic vinegar, bolognese sauce (ragu), lasagna, mortadella (a heat-cured pork sausage, served as a cold cut) parmigiano (parmesan cheese) polenta (a dish made from boiled cornmeal), prosciutto (dry cured ham) and tortellini (stuffed pasta). Rice is grown in both Lombardy and Piedmont (although different types in these two regions), which is used to make risotto.

    • Tuscan cuisine often features meat, white beans and unsalted bread.

    • Mozzarella and pizza, not to mention sfogliatelle (Italian filled pastries) originate from Naples.

      Authentic Neapolitan pizza served in Naples

    • Roman cuisine often uses pecorino (cheese made from sheep's milk) and offal. Rome is also known for its ultra-thin pizzas.

    • Calabria (the region corresponding to the "toe" of Italy) is known for its spicy variety of salami.

    • Sardinia is well-known for its lamb and pecorino (cheese made from sheep's milk).

    • Sicilian cuisine is noted for its Arab influences in its cooking (with the use of lemon and pistachio), as well as for its seafood (including tuna and swordfish). Sicily is also the home of gelato (ice cream) and granita (a delicious semi-frozen dessert made using sugar, water and flavorings).
    Some popular Italian recipes and dishes include:
    • Braciola - Thin slices of beef pan-fried with a little olive oil. It is often eaten as an appetizer with green salad or potatoes.

    • Bruschetta - Grilled bread rubbed with garlic, olive oil, pepper and salt. Additional toppings such as tomato, red pepper, vegetables beans, cheese or cured meat are also sometimes added.

      Bruschetta

    • Gnocchi - Dumplings or noodles made from potato, wheat flour, or semolina.

    • Minestrone - A thick soup made from stock with vegetables such as beans, carrots, celery, onions, and tomatoes. Pasta or rice may sometimes be added, and the dish is not necessarily vegetarian: meat or meat stock is often used when making it.

    • Panna cotta - A dessert made by simmering milk, cream, and sugar, then mixing with gelatin. It is then allowed to cool and set. Panna cotta is often eaten with berries, chocolate sauce, or fruit coulis.

    • Pasta - There are many different types of pasta including farfalle and rotelle (complicated decorative shapes), fettuccine and linguine (both ribbon-shipped), lasagna (large sheets), manicotti, ravioli and tortellini (hollow shapes which are stuffed with fillings), penne (short tubes), and spaghetti and vermicelli (string like). Each type of pasta is most suitable for a particular type of sauce (Alfredo sauce, Tomato sauce, etc.), and thus a very wide range of different dishes can be prepared using each of these forms of pasta.

      Fettuccine alfredo with shrimp

    • Pizza - As already discussed, there are many different variations, including:
      • Lazio - A thick-base pizza, particularly associated with Rome, although available in other parts of the country too. There are quite a few different toppings that may be used, and this type of pizza is often made in long rectangular pans ("pizza al taglio" or "pizza rustica").
      • Neapolitan (Italian: pizza napoletana) - A pizza with a thin base made from Italian white flour. Marina, margherita, and margherita extra are the three official versions of the recipe.
      • Ripieno and calzone - A half-moon shaped pizza filled mozzarella, ricotta and salami. It may be baked or fried.
      • Sicilian (Italian: Sfincione) - A pizza with ingredients incorporated in the dough rather than used as toppings. Pecorino cheese is used instead of mozzarella, and these pizzas also usually include anchovies.

    • Polenta - A kind of porridge made from boiled cornmeal. It is a staple food in Northern Italy.

    • Risotto - A traditional Italian dish prepared from rice. The rice is first cooked in butter or olive oil, then white wine is added, and after this evaporates, hot stock is slowly added, stirring continuously. Diced butter or cheese is then mixed in, achieving a rich creamy texture. The basic recipe can be varied by using different kinds of wine or cheese, and by adding vegetables, meat, fish or seafood (cheese is usually omitted from the recipe if fish or seafood is used).

    • Tiramisu - A dessert made from lady fingers (small sponge cakes known in Italian as "savoiardi") dipped in expresso, and sometimes brandy or sugar. Mascarpone cream, a custard made from egg yolks (zabaglione), Marsala wine, and sugar are then added, and cocoa powder sprinkled on top.


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    Lidia's Celebrate Like an Italian: 220 Foolproof Recipes That Make Every Meal a Party: A Cookbook

    By Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

    Knopf
    Released: 2017-10-17
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    The beloved TV chef offers the only cookbook you'll need to give any gathering--from a dinner for two to a wedding--a delectable, welcoming Italian flavor.

    No one throws a party like Lidia Bastianich! And now, in this delightful new cookbook, she gives us 220 fantastic recipes for entertaining with that distinctly Bastianich flare. From Pear Bellinis to Carrot and Chickpea Dip, from Campanelle with Fennel and Shrimp to Berry Tiramisu--these are dishes your guests will love, no matter the occasion. Here, too, are Lidia's suggestions for hosting a BBQ, making pizza for a group, choosing the perfect wine, setting an inviting table, and much more. Beautifully illustrated throughout with full-color photographs and filled with her trademark warmth and enthusiasm, this is Lidia's most festive book. Whether you're planning a romantic picnic for two, a child's birthday party, a holiday gathering, or a simple weeknight family dinner, Lidia's flavorful, easy-to-follow recipes and advice will have you calling to your guests: "Tutti a tavola a mangiare!"

    Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

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    The Elements of Pizza: Unlocking the Secrets to World-Class Pies at Home

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    The Elements of Pizza breaks down each step of the pizza-making process, from choosing a dough to shaping your pie to selecting cheeses and toppings that will work for your home kitchen setup. Forkish offers more than a dozen different dough recipes—same-day “Saturday doughs” that you can make in the morning to bake pizza that night, levain doughs made from a naturally fermented yeast starter, and even gluten-free dough—each of which results in the best, most texturally sublime crust you’ve ever made at home.

    His clear, expert instructions will have you shaping pies and loading a pizza peel with the confidence of a professional pizzaiolo. And his innovative, seasonal topping ideas will surprise and delight any pizza lover—and inspire you to create your own signature pies, just the way you like them.

    Instant Pot Italian: 100 Irresistible Recipes Made Easier Than Ever

    By Ivy Manning

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    Released: 2018-02-06
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    A must-have addition for Instant Pot fans and those just getting to know its miraculous capabilities, with 100 recipes for favorite Italian dishes

    The Instant Pot has made getting dinner on the table easier than ever. And Italian food is a perfect partner for your Instant Pot—think rich and meaty braises, one-pot pastas, risotto, stuffed artichokes, and more. This authorized Instant Pot cookbook offers 100 delicious, sure-to-please recipes for weeknight cooking and beyond. Recipes take advantage of the Instant Pot's many settings, allowing you to perfectly sauté and simmer a variety of dishes with just the push of a button. Long-cooking foods like grains and beans (Fall Farro with Pears and Walnuts, Corona Beans with Tomato and Sage) as well as slow stews and braises (Tuscan Beef Stew, Chicken with Creamy Artichoke Sauce) finish in half the time of stovetop cooking. But other hacks and surprises abound, too—set-it-and-forget it recipes for focaccia, quick pickles, no-oven-required cakes and cheesecakes, and even DIY ricotta.

    Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook

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    Teaching has always been Lidia’s passion, and in this magnificent book she gives us the full benefit of that passion and of her deep, comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create delicious Italian meals. With this book, readers will learn all the techniques needed to master Italian cooking. Lidia introduces us to the full range of standard ingredients—meats and fish, vegetables and fruits, grains, spices and condiments—and how to buy, store, clean, and cook with them. The 400 recipes run the full gamut from classics like risotto alla milanese and Tagliatelle with Mushroom Sauce to Lidia’s always-satisfying originals like Bread and Prune Gnocchi and Beet Ravioli in Poppy Seed Sauce. She gives us a comprehensive guide to the tools every kitchen should have to produce the best results. And she has even included a glossary of cuisine-related words and phrases that will prove indispensable for cooking, as well as for traveling and dining in Italy. There is no other book like this; it is the one book on Italian cuisine that every cook will need.

    Giada's Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita

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    With photos shot on location around her native Rome, Giada's latest book is a lavish exploration of her food roots and the lifestyle traditions that define la bella vita, with the contemporary California twist that has made her America's most beloved Italian chef.

    America knows and loves Giada De Laurentiis for her lighter, healthier takes on classic Italian fare. In her newest cookbook, she invites fans and home cooks to get to know the flavors and stories that have inspired her life's work. Here, she shares recipes for authentic Italian dishes as her family has prepared them for years while infusing them with her signature fresh flavors to make them her own, like in her Grilled Swordfish with Candied Lemon Salad; Spaghetti with Chianti and Fava Beans; Asparagus with Grilled Melon Salad; Bruschetta with Burrata and Kale Salsa Verde; and Fennel Upside Down Cake. Filled with gorgeous photography of Italy, peppered with family stories, and complete with more of Giada's tips and advice for cooking up fabulous meals with ease, Giada's Italy is a stunning celebration of Italy's flavors as only Giada could present them.

    The Pizza Bible: The World's Favorite Pizza Styles, from Neapolitan, Deep-Dish, Wood-Fired, Sicilian, Calzones and Focaccia to New York, New Haven, Detroit, and more

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    Released: 2014-10-28
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    With The Pizza Bible, you’ll learn the ins and outs of starters, making dough, assembly, toppings, and baking, how to rig your home oven to make pizza like the pros, and all the tips and tricks that elevate home pizza-making into a craft.

    Cooking with Nonna: Celebrate Food & Family With Over 100 Classic Recipes from Italian Grandmothers

    By Rossella Rago

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    With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and mouthwatering photos, Cooking with Nonna covers appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, meats, breads, cookies, and desserts, and features favorite recipes including: 

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    Mastering Pasta: The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto

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    Award-winning chef Marc Vetri wanted to write his first book about pasta. Instead, he wrote two other acclaimed cookbooks and continued researching pasta for ten more years. Now, the respected master of Italian cuisine finally shares his vast knowledge of pasta, gnocchi, and risotto in this inspiring, informative primer featuring expert tips and techniques, and more than 100 recipes.

    Vetri’s personal stories of travel and culinary discovery in Italy appear alongside his easy-to-follow, detailed explanations of how to make and enjoy fresh handmade pasta. Whether you’re a home cook or a professional, you’ll learn how to make more than thirty different types of pasta dough, from versatile egg yolk dough, to extruded semolina dough, to a variety of flavored pastas—and form them into shapes both familiar and unique. In dishes ranging from classic to innovative, Vetri shares his coveted recipes for stuffed pastas, baked pastas, and pasta sauces. He also shows you how to make light-as-air gnocchi and the perfect dish of risotto. 

    Loaded with useful information, including the best way to cook and sauce pasta, suggestions for substituting pasta shapes, and advance preparation and storage notes, Mastering Pasta offers you all of the wisdom of a pro. For cooks who want to take their knowledge to the next level, Vetri delves deep into the science of various types of flour to explain pasta’s uniquely satisfying texture and how to craft the very best pasta by hand or with a machine. Mastering Pasta is the definitive work on the subject and the only book you will ever need to serve outstanding pasta dishes in your own kitchen.

    Homemade Pasta Made Simple: A Pasta Cookbook with Easy Recipes & Lessons to Make Fresh Pasta Any Night

    By Manuela Zangara

    Rockridge Press
    Released: 2017-08-08
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    "If you’ve ever had the desire to learn to make pasta from scratch, now is your chance. This cookbook is destined to become the only book on homemade pasta that you need, and it is sure to have you rolling pasta with the confidence and skill of an Italian grandmother in no time!"―Sarah Ozimek, founder of CuriousCuisiniere.com

    From fresh lasagna sheets to decadently stuffed ravioli, there is nothing better than eating homemade pasta. Homemade Pasta Made Simple is your all-in-one pasta cookbook for truly easy, stress-free pasta making at home. If you want to learn to make pasta for your family any night of the week―and have fun while doing it―then Homemade Pasta Made Simple is the pasta cookbook for you.

    Say Ciao! to the infinite pleasures of pasta with this fun, beginner-friendly pasta cookbook that offers:

    • 65 Pasta Recipes for choosing from a variety of simple, foolproof pastas
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    Recipes in this pasta cookbook include: Farfalle, Walnut and Gorgonzola Tortelloni, Pumpkin Gnocchi, Tortellini Bolognesi, Ricotta Gnocchi, Creamy Mushroom Sauce, Pesto Alla Genovese, Arrabbiata Sauce, and more makes this the only pasta cookbook your pantry needs!

    Whether you prefer your pasta hand-shaped, ribbon-cut, or stuffed, Homemade Pasta Made Simple is your go-to pasta cookbook for mastering the perfect pasta and so much more.

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    Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

    By Marcella Hazan

    Marcella Hazan
    Released: 1992-10-27
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    Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking
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    Autentico: Cooking Italian, the Authentic Way

    By Rolando Beramendi

    St. Martin's Griffin
    Released: 2017-10-24
    Hardcover (384 pages)

    Autentico: Cooking Italian, the Authentic Way
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    Autentico is an introduction to the true flavors of Italy. From the bright notes of fresh olive oil to the hearty warmth of slow-cooked ragú, Rolando Beramendi, importer and connoisseur of the finest ingredients from Italy, has crafted a perfect guide to authentic Italian food.

    Unlike many Italian cookbooks, Autentico goes far beyond pasta. In a world where culinary shortcuts, adulteration, misleading labeling, and mass production of seemingly “authentic” food rule, culinary archaeologist, innovator and cooking teacher Rolando Beramendi has kept centuries-old culinary traditions alive. That’s authentic!

    In Autentico, Rolando details how to make classic dishes from Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe to Risotto in Bianco and Gran Bollito Misto as they are meant to be – not the versions that somehow became muddled as they made their way across the globe. Among the 120 recipes, you’ll find Baked Zucchini Blossoms filled with sheep's milk ricotta; Roast Pork Belly with Wild Fennel; Savoy Cabbage Rolls made with farro and melted fontina; Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe; Risotto with Radicchio; and a Lamb Stew with ancient Spice Route flavors that have roots from the times of Marco Polo and could have been served to the de’ Medici during the Renaissance. And of course, there are dolci (desserts): Summer Fruit Caponata, Meringata with Bitter Chocolate Sauce, and a simple, moist, and succulent Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cake. Colored by the choicest ingredients from the shores of Italy and beyond, the pages of Autentico offer a rich taste of the Italy’s history, brought to life in the modern kitchen.

    Cooking with Nonna: Celebrate Food & Family With Over 100 Classic Recipes from Italian Grandmothers

    By Rossella Rago

    Rago Rossella
    Hardcover (248 pages)

    Cooking with Nonna: Celebrate Food & Family With Over 100 Classic Recipes from Italian Grandmothers
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    • Cooking with Nonna Celebrate Food Family with Over 100 Classic Recipes from Italian Grandmothers
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    Learn to cook classic Italian recipes like a native with the long-awaited debut cookbook from Rossella Rago, creator of the popular web TV series Cooking with Nonna!

    For Rossella Rago, creator and host of Cooking with Nonna TV, Italian cooking was never just about the amazing food or Sunday dinner; it was also about family, community, and tradition. Rossella grew up cooking with her Nonna Romana every Sunday and on holidays, learning the traditional recipes of the Italian region of Puglia, like focaccia, braciole, zucchine alla poverella, and pizza rustica.

    In her popular web TV series, Rossella invites Italian-American grandmothers (the unsung heroes of the culinary world) to cook with her, learning the classic dishes and flavors of each region of Italy and sharing them with eager fans all over the world. Now you can take a culinary journey through Italy with Rossella and her debut cookbook, Cooking with Nonna, featuring over 100 classic Italian recipes, along with advice and stories from 25 beloved Italian grandmothers.

    With easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions and mouthwatering photos, Cooking with Nonna covers appetizers, soups, salads, pasta, meats, breads, cookies, and desserts, and features favorite recipes including: 

    • Sicilian Rice Balls
    • Fried Calamari
    • Stuffed Artichokes
    • Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe
    • Veal Stew in a Polenta Bowl
    • Struffoli
    • Ricotta Cookies
    • Homemade Pasta
    • Handcrafted Spaghetti with Meatballs
    • Four-Cheer Lasagna

    If you are ready to bring back Sunday dinner and learn how to make Italian food just like nonna, then look no further!

    Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook

    By Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

    Alfred a Knopf Inc
    Released: 2015-10-27
    Hardcover (480 pages)

    Lidia s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook
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    From the Emmy-winning host of Lidia’s Kitchen, best-selling author, and beloved ambassador for Italian culinary traditions in America comes the ultimate master class: a beautifully produced definitive guide to Italian cooking, coauthored with her daughter, Tanya—covering everything from ingredients to techniques to tools, plus more than 400 delectable recipes.

    Teaching has always been Lidia’s passion, and in this magnificent book she gives us the full benefit of that passion and of her deep, comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create delicious Italian meals. With this book, readers will learn all the techniques needed to master Italian cooking. Lidia introduces us to the full range of standard ingredients—meats and fish, vegetables and fruits, grains, spices and condiments—and how to buy, store, clean, and cook with them. The 400 recipes run the full gamut from classics like risotto alla milanese and Tagliatelle with Mushroom Sauce to Lidia’s always-satisfying originals like Bread and Prune Gnocchi and Beet Ravioli in Poppy Seed Sauce. She gives us a comprehensive guide to the tools every kitchen should have to produce the best results. And she has even included a glossary of cuisine-related words and phrases that will prove indispensable for cooking, as well as for traveling and dining in Italy. There is no other book like this; it is the one book on Italian cuisine that every cook will need.

    The Italian Slow Cooker

    By Michele Scicolone

    Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Released: 2010-01-07
    Paperback (240 pages)

    The Italian Slow Cooker
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    • Presents a variety of slow-cooker recipes for Italian food which detail how to combine fresh ingredients and simple techniques to produce dishes for soups
    • meats
    • and simple desserts
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    Presents a variety of slow-cooker recipes for Italian food which detail how to combine fresh ingredients and simple techniques to produce dishes for soups, sauces, meats, vegetables, and simple desserts.
    Title: The Italian Slow Cooker
    Author: Scicolone, Michele/ Richardson, Alan (PHT)
    Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Publication Date: 2010/01/07
    Number of Pages: 232
    Binding Type: PAPERBACK
    Library of Congress: 2009013744

    Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking

    By Eataly

    Eataly
    Hardcover (512 pages)

    Eataly: Contemporary Italian Cooking
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    • Eataly Contemporary Italian Cooking
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    The best modern Italian recipes from the largest and most prestigious Italian marketplace in the world

    This beautiful cookbook, created in collaboration with Eataly, one of the greatest Italian food brands, features 300 landmark recipes highlighting the best of contemporary Italian home cooking. Excellent, fail-safe recipes and new ideas are presented in a sophisticated package, making this a must-have book for everyone wanting to learn about how Italians cook today.

    Gone are heavy pasta dishes and over-rich sauces - Eataly takes a modern approach to Italian cooking and eating. With recipes that are fresh and delicious, clear instructions, helpful tips, and a visual produce guide, this book will allow you to eat like Italians do today.

    La Cucina: The Regional Cooking of Italy

    By The Italian Academy of Cuisine

    Rizzoli
    Released: 2009-10-20
    Hardcover (928 pages)

    La Cucina: The Regional Cooking of Italy
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    Fifty years ago, a group of Italian scholars gathered to discuss a problem: how to preserve traditional Italian cooking. They formed the Italian Academy of Cuisine to document classic recipes from every region. The academy’s more than seven thousand associates spread out to villages everywhere, interviewing grandmothers and farmers at their stoves, transcribing their recipes—many of which had never been documented before. This is the culmination of that research, an astounding feat—2,000 recipes that represent the patrimony of Italian country cooking. Each recipe is labeled with its region of origin, and it’s not just the ingredients but also the techniques that change with the geography. Sprinkled throughout are historical recipes that provide fascinating views into the folk culture of the past. There are no fancy flourishes here, and no shortcuts; this is true salt-of-the-earth cooking. The book is an excellent everyday source for easily achievable recipes, with such simple dishes as White Bean and Escarole Soup, Polenta with Tomato Sauce, and Chicken with Lemon and Capers. For ease of use there are four different indexes. La Cucina is an essential reference for every cook’s library.

    Italian Cookbook: 100 Italian Recipes to Make at Home

    By Jack Johns

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
    Paperback (62 pages)

    Italian Cookbook: 100 Italian Recipes to Make at Home
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    Italia is the country of the different tastes and colorful ancient history!

    It is easy to fall in love with the delightful food and traditions of Italy. This country is famous not only for the food but also by legendary places that are worth to visit for everyone! The Italian dishes have fabulous taste and unforgettable smell! All the meals are original and unrepeatable! If we talk about Italian desserts, it is very difficult to forget the fluffy and melted taste of tiramisu or pannacotta. It looks like these desserts are very easy to cook and everyone can do it. This book will open to you the huge world of Italian cuisine – extraordinary and sometimes spicy. Some of the recipes need special preparations and some can be cooked by the beginners. This book will help you to cook the most omnibus meal in easy and clear to understand way. Here are no any complicated directions and unknown ingredients. Under the cover you will find 100 Top Italian Recipes for: • Breakfast • Poultry • Meat • Seafood • Snacks • Sides • Desserts Never be scared to try something new even if you cannot cook something for the first time – try again and adjust the recipe for your own taste!

    Get your copy now!

    Fresh Italian Cooking for the New Generation: 100 Full-Flavored Vegetarian Dishes That Prove You Can Stay Slim While Eating Pasta and Bread

    By Alexandra Caspero

    imusti
    Released: 2016-07-19
    Paperback (208 pages)

    Fresh Italian Cooking for the New Generation: 100 Full-Flavored Vegetarian Dishes That Prove You Can Stay Slim While Eating Pasta and Bread
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    Say Buon Appetito to Healthy and Simple Vegetarian Italian Dishes

    Enjoy this fresh take on authentic, time-honored recipes and experience the tastes and flavors of the lighter side of Italian cooking without the heavy meat and cheese. Great for vegetarians and those looking to eat healthier, Alexandras filling and nutritious recipes keep the carbs, but focus on vegetables, making them better for you, too.

    Alexandra will make your mouth water without the guilt with these delicious vegetarian Italian recipes―and more than 70 recipes have a vegan option. Savor the rich aromas and succulent flavors of old favorites like Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Bow Ties, Homemade Gnocchi and Cheesy Lasagna for Four, and discover new favorites in Spring Vegetable Lasagna, Tempeh Bacon Carbonara and Zucchini Pasta with Bolognese Sauce. These satisfying, meatless meals will have you singing That’s Amoreto Fresh Italian Cooking for the New Generation.

    Lidia's Commonsense Italian Cooking: 150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Anyone Can Master

    By Lidia Matticchio Bastianich

    Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
    Released: 2013-10-15
    Hardcover (304 pages)

    Lidia s Commonsense Italian Cooking: 150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Anyone Can Master
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    • Lidia s Commonsense Italian Cooking 150 Delicious and Simple Recipes Everyone Can Master
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    From one of the most beloved chefs and authors in America, a beautifully illustrated collection of 150 simple, seasonal Italian recipes told with commonsense cooking wisdom—from the cutting board to the kitchen table. 

    As storyteller and chef, Lidia Bastianich draws on anecdotes to educate and illustrate. Recalling lessons learned from her mother, Erminia, and her grandmother Nonna Rosa, Lidia pays homage to the kitchen sages who inspired her. Whether it's Citrus Roasted Veal or Rustic Ricotta Tart, each recipe is a tangible feast. We learn to look at ingredients as both geographic and cultural indicators. In Campania, the region where mozzarella is king, we discover it best eaten three hours after preparation. In Genova we are taught that while focaccia had its basil origins in the Ligurain culinary tradition, the herbs and flavorings will change from region to region; as home chefs, we can experiment with rosemary or oregano or olives or onions! When it's time for dessert, Lidia draws on the scared customs of nuns in Italian monasteries and convents and reveals the secret to rice pudding with a blessing.

    Lidia's Commonsense Guide to Italian Cooking is a masterclass in creating delectable Italian dishes with grace, confidence and love.

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