Easy Modern Recipes for Traditional Italian CookingBook - 2002
"Buonissimo" is Italian for very, very delicious. And Italian food is just that. Easy to cook and colorful, it's everyone's favorite. Top food writers Silvana Franco, Ursula Ferrigno, Clare Ferguson, and Elsa Petersen-Schepelern have banded together to give you their choice of the very best of Italian recipes in this beautiful book. Try Antipasti such as Crostini and Bruschetta or Mussels with Garlic, Parsley, and Lemon, or wonderful salads such as Tonno e Fagioli (tuna and beans) or Insalata Gonzaga. Bread and Pizza are easy to make yourself and taste wonderful. Try Focaccia with Olives, Wafer Potato Pizza with Taleggio, Pizza Marinara, or the famous Quattro Stagioni (four seasons) Pizza. Delicious Soups, Pasta, and Risotto include Pumpkin Bean Soup, Fettuccine with Gorgonzola Sauce and Pesto, Baked Lasagne, Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce, a Pumpkin Risotto, another with artichokes, and yet another with asparagus, peas, and basil. Entrees include Polpette al Limone (meatballs with cheese and lemon), Italian Roast Chicken, or Sea Bass Packages. The Vegetables chapter includes Stuffed Roasted Bell Peppers, and Tuscan Panzanella. Italians adore Sweet Things. Try Gelato di Crema, with variations such as peach or strawberry, or with Italian liqueurs such as Strega. There is also Lemon Polenta Cake, Gelato di Tiramisu, plus four citrus Sorbetti -- lime, orange, mandarin, and lemon. Everyone loves Italian, and this book is a marvelous collection of recipes that will become your favorites -- as friendly, everyday family dishes, and for special, show-off occasions when you cook for friends.
Publisher: New York : Ryland Peters & Small, 2002.
Characteristics: 144 pages ; 24 cm