"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.
Fair. 0345314026 Condition: ACCEPTABLE. (Book has a combination of the following characteristics: former library book, heavy cover wear, name written inside cover, considerable underlining/highlighting, remainder mark, pages tanning / curling, etc. Overall, the book is in rough shape and should only be purchased as a reading copy. This is a blanket description. Please email us if you require a specific, detailed description of the book condition. We will typically respond within 48 hours).
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.
b&w illus. Very Good/no dj. 483, Off white spine with pale blue title. Shelf wear to outside boards. Soiling. Scuffing. Browning to boards. Page edges have some small spots. Interior is clean. Spine cocked. Tear to inside front board at spine.
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