Shut up and Eat!: Mangia with the Stories and Recipes from Your Favorite Italian-American Stars

Overview

For the first time, Italian-American actors share their secret recipes and stories of growing up in families where a meal is an experience, with Tony Lip as the host making every Italian dish a big hit.

These mouthwatering recipies are passed down through generations, from the shores of Italy to the old neighborhoods in New York City. Enjoy a whole range of dishes from Danny Aiellos' mother's Lentil Soup to Joe Mantegna's Mussels Mantegna. Also included are recipies from The ...

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Overview

For the first time, Italian-American actors share their secret recipes and stories of growing up in families where a meal is an experience, with Tony Lip as the host making every Italian dish a big hit.

These mouthwatering recipies are passed down through generations, from the shores of Italy to the old neighborhoods in New York City. Enjoy a whole range of dishes from Danny Aiellos' mother's Lentil Soup to Joe Mantegna's Mussels Mantegna. Also included are recipies from The Copacabana, Patsy's, and Lombardi's, as well as the sets of The Godfather and The Sopranos.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780425211779
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/3/2006
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 1,418,755
  • Product dimensions: 7.68 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Tony Lip originates from the Bronx, New York. He worked for twelve years at the world-famous Copacabana Nightclub in New York City. At the Copa, he played host to the most famous personalities of the era, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Bobby Darin. Lip then went on to a career in acting. He got his first big break when he was cast in the hit film, The Godfather. Since then he has appeared in several major motion pictures including Crazy Joe, The Pope of Greenwich Village, The Year of the Dragon, Honor Thy Fathers, Goodfellas, and Donnie Brasco. He was most recently featured as the New York mob boss Carmine Lupertazzi on the hit HBO series, The Sopranos.

Steven Priggé has written three previous books. He is the co-author of the Italian-American celebrity cookbook Shut Up and Eat!, and the author of Movie Moguls Speak and Created By. Priggé also writes freelance articles for one of the most widely read food magazines in the world, Bon Appetit, as well as for other top publications such as Written By and MovieMaker. He lives in New York City.

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