Storie di Pupi, Amori e canditi / Sugar and Spice, and All Things Nice
Italian Hardcover ISBN: 889521868x
Sweet, intense, and colorful is how Sicilian pastries will appear to the fortunate eyes seeing them for the first time. Those who have time to get to know them well, however, will also find it sensual, dramatic, and irreverent. Making pastries in Sicily is never a purely gastronomic issue; it may be a declaration of love, social ostentation of personal wealth, or a way of mocking a defeated enemy. It is a gesture that involves countless intentions, coded and described in stories rooted in the mists of time. This anthology collects some of those stories and the most delicious Sicilian sweets, illustrated by poignant images and accompanied by some personal tips. The scents of childhood and cherished memories are bound together by one certainty: In Sicily, a sweet is never something that is just good to eat. It is a magical microcosm, an ancient tale, a legend that demands to be told.
Simple Recipes and True Stories from a Life in Food
Hardcover ISBN: 159691470x
Documents the James Beard Award-winning chef's experiences of cooking in a home kitchen without professional tools or a support staff, in a volume of one hundred recipes that blends sophisticated ingredients with easy-to-follow instructions for such dishes as lamb meatballs stuffed with goat cheese, roast pork with Italian plums and grappa, and honey-flavored pine nut cake. 60,000 first printing.
500 Italian Recipes
Easy-to-cook Classic Italian Dishes, from Rustic and Regional to Cool and Contemporary, Shown Step-by-step With over 500 Fabulous Photographs
Paperback ISBN: 0857236601
A comprehensive collection of 500 classic Italian dishes from (all kinds of) antipasti to zabaglione.
8 1/2 an Italian Chef in Asia
Hardcover ISBN: 8891817856
Recipes and Stories from Tuscany's Secret Silver Coast
Hardcover ISBN: 1743792115
Acquacotta is a celebration of the traditional cuisine of a lesser known part of Tuscany, the Silver Coast, which forms part of the territory of Maremma. Acquacotta, literally meaning "cooked water", is Maremma's most famous dish, a soup made of slowly simmered tomatoes and onions and poached eggs. There are countless variations, and every town has its own. The book includes personal stories, memories and lessons from the people (producers, winemakers, breeders, fisherman) Emiko has met. The Silver Coast is a geographically quite narrow area in the southernmost coastal part of the region - and includes the island-like promontory of Monte Argentario, the island of Giglio, the lagoon town of Orbetello and the last Tuscan town on the border of Lazio, Capalbio. Surrounded by thick, wild boar-inhabiting, forest-covered hills and twisted, ancient olive trees, the area is known for its rustic peasant cooking, where hearty soups, hand-reared chickens or rabbits, foraged wild vegetables, mushrooms and chestnuts and wild-caught game have long provided sustenance - and still colour the local cuisine.Acquacotta champions the food Emiko loves to eat and cook - comforting, low-maintenance and easy to prepare. It's food that calls for sharing with friends or family, gathered around a big table. And like most peasant cuisine, it is about getting the best out of a few ingredients and providing a belly-filling meal that not only doesn't cost the earth, but is delicious. Acquacotta offers more than 80 recipes across five chapters divided by themes: Dal Bosco - which means feed from the woods and includes foraged and hunted foods; Dal Mare - which means from the sea and includes typical seafood of the area including from the lagoon; Dal Orto - which means from the vegetable patch; Dal Fattoria - which means from the farm and include dishes inspired by the farm tradition in the area, which often includes legumes, grains, rabbit, poultry and eggs; Dolci - sweets, preserves and homemade liquors.
Recipes and Stories from Italy's Adriatic Coast
Hardcover ISBN: 1925418723
A beautifully crafted cookbook that charts the food traditions in the towns that skirt the coastline of Italy’s striking Adriatic Sea. The food of Italy’s eastern coastline mirrors the memories and traditions of peoples past and present who have lived on the shores of the Adriatic, with ingredients reflecting the climate and terrain—of course with seafood in abundance, as well as an array of incredible pasta, rice, polenta, and meat dishes. The Adriatic coastline runs from the heel of the boot-shaped peninsula at the Ionian Sea, through Puglia and Venice, to the northern waters of the Gulf of Trieste on the border with Slovenia. Along its length are rugged rocky coastlines, sandy stretches of beach, lagoons, and wetlands. Spindly wooden fishing piers, white washed walls, colorful villages, and sea-facing piazzas dot the 750-mile coastline with a rich history touched by Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Venetian, and Austrian populations. Join Paola on this beautiful journey where she travels the length of this relatively unexplored coastline, to find ancient food traditions still thriving.
Authentic recipes from the Dolomites, the heart of the Alps
Hardcover ISBN: 8895218469
The traditional dishes of the Italian region of Dolomites stem from traditional farm cooking and are still cooked and enjoyed today. Their history, which spans centuries, is kept alive thanks to families who have handed down these recipes from one generation to the next. There are delicious first courses, hearty meat dishes, doughnuts and desserts, cold and warm delicacies. ALPINE FLAVOURS includes 80 traditional recipes that anyone can prepare. The extraordinary photographs, detailed glimpses into Dolomites and its inhabitants, enrich the book, giving a clear sense of the traditions, landscapes, regional products, mountains, and valleys of South Tirol.
Anna Del Conte on Pasta
Hardcover ISBN: 1909815624
First published in 1976 as Portrait of Pasta, this book revolutionized the way pasta was perceived internationally. Now it's been full updated to createAnna Del Conte On Pasta, a delicious collection of 120 recipes, many of which can be cooked within minutes. It starts with a fascinating historical account of pasta, then guides you through how to cook pasta, and explores the different types of pasta. The recipes, which come from every region of Italy, are divided into easy to navigate chapters on meat, dairy, vegetables, soups, stuffed and baked pastas. This classic Italian cookbook will quickly prove essential in your kitchen. Includes dual measures.