Cucina Rustica

Cucina Rustica

by Viana La Place, Evan Kleiman
     
 

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Cucina Rustica, 'the rustic kitchen,' as interpreted by authors Viana La Place and Evan Kleiman, is Italian food at its simplest and freshest. With more than 250 recipes, you'll be inspired to use readily available ingredients in deliciously creative combinations. La Place and Kleiman offer a style of cooking and eating that is inviting, easy, and elegant.  See more details below

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Cucina Rustica, 'the rustic kitchen,' as interpreted by authors Viana La Place and Evan Kleiman, is Italian food at its simplest and freshest. With more than 250 recipes, you'll be inspired to use readily available ingredients in deliciously creative combinations. La Place and Kleiman offer a style of cooking and eating that is inviting, easy, and elegant.

Editorial Reviews

Entertainment Weekly
In the overcrowded field of irresistible Italian cookbooks, La Place and Kleiman have carved out a niche with food that is fresh, fast, stylish, and, as they have described it, 'vivid.'
Chicago Tribune
Cucina Rustica proves that you can have style and taste without spending hours in the kitchen. It is a book for today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688077648
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/28/1990
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.37(w) x 8.34(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Viana La Place is the author of numerous books on Italian cooking, including Desserts and Sweet Snacks, Rustic Italian Style, and Panini, Bruschetta, Crostini. She lives in San Francisco and spends part of each year in Italy.

Evan Kleiman is the executive chef and owner of Los Angeles' enormously successful Angeli Caffe. She is the bestselling coauthor (with Viana La Place) of Pasta Fresca, Cucina Fresca, and Cucina Rustica. She has also authored two of her own cookbooks, Angeli Caffe Pizza Pasta Panini and Cucina del Mare, and is the host of GoodFood, a weekly radio show on Los Angeles National Public Radio Station.

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