Culinaria Italy (Relaunch): Country. Cuisine. Culture.


Completely revised, this Culinaria presents itself in a fresh, modern layout that offers culinary pleasure all'italiana simply through browsing its pages and inspires its reader to try them out in the kitchen at home.
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Completely revised, this Culinaria presents itself in a fresh, modern layout that offers culinary pleasure all'italiana simply through browsing its pages and inspires its reader to try them out in the kitchen at home.
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Culinaria Italy: Cuisine, Country, Culture

Claudia Piras, H. F. Ullmann

"Culinaria Italy: Cuisine, Country, Culture" is a not just a superbly illustrated and keenly informative compendium of Italian cuisine, it is a 488 page masterpiece showcasing the very best examples of all manner of Italian dishes guaranteed to satisfy any appetite and please any palate. Beautifully and profusely illustrated throughout, the recipes themselves are clearly outlined and presented so that even the most novice of kitchen cooks can produced professional chef quality dishes for any and all dining occasions from humble family gatherings to elegant celebratory events. Of special note is the chapter devoted to Olive Oil and the chapter presenting Pesto and Other Sauces. The fabulous dishes are organized and presented regionally and include recipes from Sicily and Sardinia. Enhanced with an appendix that features 'Italian in the Kitchen' and 'Cooking Techniques'; a Bibliography; a general index and an index of recipes, "Culinaria Italy: Cuisine, Country, Culture" will prove to be an welcome addition to personal, professional, and family cookbook shelves, and is especially recommended as a Memorial Fund acquisition selection for community and academic library culinary reference collections.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783833151187
  • Publisher: h. f. ullmann
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Series: Culinaria
  • Edition description: Cooking, Eating & Drinking
  • Pages: 488
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 12.50 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Claudia Piras studied philosophy and literature. Her interest in Italian cuisine developed at a tender age. She will never forget the incomparable tomato sauce prepared by her Sardinian father, nor the mussels with lemon and charcoal-broiled fillet of veal at her grandmother’s house in Oristano. She works in Munich as an editor, author, and translator.

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