Essential Cooking/Cucina Essenziale
Hardcover ISBN: 1862053979
Stefano Cavallini is one of the most talented and original young Italian chefs cooking in London today. At his Michelin-starred restaurant, Stefano Cavallini at the Halkin, he creates modern Italian dishes with focus and precision. His approach is bold and concentrated—flavors are exquisitely intense, yet the overall effect is light and perfectly balanced. In Cucina Essenziale, Cavallini presents his signature dishes, including a selection of step-by-step "masterclass" recipes that demonstrate key techniques. Among the recipes, which range from antipasti to dolci, are a Salad of Fois Gras with Baby Spinach and Balsamic Vinegar; Eggplant and Taleggio Ravioli with Butter and Pine Nuts; Leg of Lamb with Artichoke Sauce and Roast Potatoes; and a Lemon Mousse with Thyme Syrup. Elegantly designed and filled with color photos, Cucina Essenziale offers a fresh look at authentic Italian cooking.
Big Night in
Paperback ISBN: 0811859290
Domenica Marchetti shows us how to cook and entertain at home like a native Italian. She brings appealing specialties to the table that fill the stomach and warm the heart of anyone who pulls up a chair. Seventy-five delicious dishes include the likes of Veal and Mushroom Stew in a Puff Pastry Crust and Gabriella's Lasagna alla Bolognese. And luscious desserts such as Chocolate Grappa Cake make the perfect ending to a wonderful evening. Tips on planning the meal make it easy for everyone including the host to have a memorable big night in, with the pleasure of Italian-style cooking and the hospitality that can only be found at home with friends and family.
Easy Tasty Italian
Add Some Magic to Add to Your Everyday Food
Hardcover ISBN: 1402780559
With a unique voice, Laura Santtini combines the practical, magical, and delicious in a visually stunning guide to everyday Italian cooking. Santtini's approach to harvesting the power of umami (the savory component in cooking) will have flavor bombs” going off in the kitchen. Flavor bombs” are simple variations on classic recipes that produce unforgettable taste sensations: a sage leaf and slice of Parma ham give soul to bland veal scallopine, and the twist in melanzane alla parmigiana is generous layers of grated Parmesan and 100% cacao powder. Simple, original, and unexpected, this daring collection shows how to master the classics-and move beyond them to create something original.
The Geometry of Pasta
Hardcover ISBN: 1594744955
The Italians have a secret. Over the centuries, they have pioneered more than 300 shapes of pasta, each with a history, a story to tell, and an affinity for particular foods. These shapes have evolved alongside the flavors of local ingredients, and the perfect combination can turn an ordinary dish into something sublime. The Geometry of Pasta pairs more than one hundred authentic recipes from critically acclaimed chef Jacob Kenedy with award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand's stunning black-and-white designs to reveal the science, history, and philosophy behind spectacular pasta dishes from all over Italy. Packaged in a crisply designed black-and-white hardcover (complete with a dust jacket that unfolds into a poster of pasta shapes and patterns), The Geometry of Pasta is a one-of-a-kind cookbook unlike anything you've ever seen!
Gastronomy of Italy
Hardcover ISBN: 1862059586
Revised, updated, and illustrated with new photography, this is the seminal work on Italian cooking—its regions, ingredients, and techniques This classic book leaves no stone unturned in its exploration of Italian gastronomy. Anna del Conte, the doyenne of Italian cooking, defines the country's regions, ingredients, dishes, and techniques for a new generation in her comprehensive explanation of its culinary terms. The 200 recipes include the great dishes from every major region of Italy. Variations on the classics—pasta, polenta, gnocchi, risotto, and pizzas—sit alongside Anna's recipes for versions of Italian favorites, such as peperonata, lamb fricasee, and ossobucco. Specially commissioned photographs of the dishes and illustrations of the ingredients and techniques make this a truly unique and invaluable book. Includes dual measures.
327 Simple Italian Recipes For Cooking At Home
Hardcover ISBN: 0060734922
A collection of accessible Italian recipes, many culled from the author's popular Molto Mario cooking show, instructs home chefs on how to simplify and understand everything from purchasing ingredients to mastering elaborate preparation procedures, in a volume featuring historical and cultural information as well as tips for special occasions. 150,000 first printing.