Italian Home Cooking: 125 Recipes to Comfort the Soul

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This book is an homage to traditional and classic Italian home cooking, and to the kitchens of the Italian people who have developed Italian cooking through the centuries and across oceans to new worlds. In America, we call it comfort food. The Italians call it cucina casalinga, home cuisine. In Italy, comfort food is a highly evolved art form, and this book includes recipes from the author's own family of devoted cooks-from appetizers and soups, to salads and meats, from pastas to desserts and even food for ...

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Overview

This book is an homage to traditional and classic Italian home cooking, and to the kitchens of the Italian people who have developed Italian cooking through the centuries and across oceans to new worlds. In America, we call it comfort food. The Italians call it cucina casalinga, home cuisine. In Italy, comfort food is a highly evolved art form, and this book includes recipes from the author's own family of devoted cooks-from appetizers and soups, to salads and meats, from pastas to desserts and even food for children.

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Prolific food writer della Croce has published more than 13 cookbooks (e.g., Roma: Authentic Recipes from in and Around the Eternal City). Her dish Nick Gualano's Savory Summer Squash Pancakes is a delicious way to use surplus garden vegetables. She also details Warm Salt Cod and Potato Salad, a traditional Italian dish, and Tuscan Bread and Bean Soup. Italian food lovers will find calzones, empanadas, rag├╣, and spaghetti. An accessible Italian cookbook for families tired of spaghetti night.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906868277
  • Publisher: Kyle Cathie Limited
  • Publication date: 10/16/2010
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 831,868
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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