The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition

The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition

by John Mariani, Galina Mariani

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781558321663
Publisher: Harvard Common Press, The
Publication date: 11/01/2000
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 1,064,313
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.12(h) x 1.37(d)

About the Author

John Mariani, a three-time nominee for the James Beard Award in Journalism, is an internationally acclaimed food writer and author of the some of the most highly regarded books on food in America. His books include the authoritative Dictionary of Italian Food & Drink as well as The Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink, which was named Best Reference Book of the Year by Library Journal. His America Eats Out won the IACP Julia Child Cookbook Award for best reference book. Mariani is a food and travel columnist for Esquire, a restaurant columnist for Wine Spectator, and food columnist for Diversion. He is esteemed as an expert on Italian cuisine and foodways, and as a writer whose encyclopedic knowledge is equaled only by his culinary brilliance.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

Introduction: Toward an Understanding of the New Italian-American Cuisine
Ingredients
A Sampling of Italian Wines
Antipasti
Soups
Salads
Pasta
Risotto and Polenta
Seafood
Meats
Poultry
Vegetables
Breads, Pizzas, Snacks & Sandwiches
Desserts and Confections
Drinks

Sources for Italian Foods
Image Acknowledgments
Index

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