"Grub Street" is delighted to be reissuing what is universally acknowledged to be one of the most influential Italian cookbooks in English ever published. This is the ultimate book for people wanting to discover genuine Italian cooking. There are no glossy photos, but very passionate written text that leaves you almost tasting the food and many ...
"Grub Street" is delighted to be reissuing what is universally acknowledged to be one of the most influential Italian cookbooks in English ever published. This is the ultimate book for people wanting to discover genuine Italian cooking. There are no glossy photos, but very passionate written text that leaves you almost tasting the food and many excellent diagrams to demonstrate various techniques. This book is totally comprehensive giving directions for making dishes the traditional, Italian way - and includes an introductory section on cooking fundamentals for ingredients and tools, recipes for Antipasti, Sauces, Soups, Pasta, Risotto, Gnocchi, Polenta, Frittata, Fish and Shellfish, Chicken, Rabbit, Veal, Beef, Lamb, Pork, Vegetables, Salads, and Desserts. Most recipes are complemented with short passages on its origins and her style of writing is pleasant and quirky. This book is suitable for beginners and experts. Each recipe is amazingly simple and the lists of ingredients surprisingly short. The author demonstrates over and over again that good cooking is all about simplicity, patience and, most of all, about using fresh, seasonal, ingredients. Her Bolognese sauce has no competition and is perfection itself.
Ends of backstrip and bottom edge of front cover worn; stamped date and previous owner's name on front endpaper; bottom inside corner of first and last pages stained, with all pages somewhat wrinkled by dampness. A usable copy of a scarce book in... 483p. Illus.
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0394405102. This specific hardback book is in very good condition with some minor wear to the cover or edges and corners but with a hard board cover that has a tight binding. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. The dust jacket is in very good condition with some cover or edge wear. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "The first of three Italian cookery books, this reissue was awarded one of the prestigious Andre Simon Memorial Prizes. Written by a reputable Italian cookery writer who runs two cookery schools in Venice and Bologna, this book of 250 recipes can be enjoyed by everyone."; 9.20 X 6.40 X 1.30 inches; 483 pages.
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