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  • Food Of Italy Updated Illustrated Edition
    Food Of Italy Updated Illustrated Edition
    ISBN: 9780224096010
    Publication date: 01/04/2014

    Like Elizabeth David, Claudia Roden can write about anything. Whether it's Middle Eastern, Spanish or Italian food, she is the cook to turn to. She is world renowned for her classic books like Arabesque and the Book of Jewish Food. These draw on her Egyptian Jewish roots so it's no wonder Middle Eastern chefs like Ottolenghi are among her biggest fans. But it is interesting to see that Russell Norman of Polpo cites Food of Italy as his favourite cookbook. Polpo is very cool, very modern, very Italian and yet still Claudia Roden's classic is his go-to cookbook. Food of Italy was first published 25 years ago next year. But the recipes are so fresh yet timeless they are hard to date. For this edition she has updated over 30% of the recipes to fit modern tastes with new inclusions like farro salad and burrata. The book is structured by region. So you get the glorious tomato and aubergine dishes of Sicily; the classically Roman dishes like salty meat and fried vegetables, and rich Tuscan stews and soups, and so on. With over 300 short recipes it is an incredible repertoire, and it is completely approachable for home cooks. This fully illustrated edition includes recipe photos as well as local Italy scenes. This is the first time it has had photos since it was originally published.

    Pages: 432
    Dimension: 252mm X 202mm
    Author: RODEN, CLAUDIA
    Price: $65.00
  • Food Of Naples
    Food Of Naples
    ISBN: 9781742577296
    Publication date: 01/07/2017

    Focusing on the cuisine of Naples, the book contains a variety of dishes for lovers of food, especially Italian food. With tastes from the sea, and ingredients enhanced from the sun and the soil there's something for every taste; seafood, slow-cookedsauces, succulent meats, simple sweets, and of course pizza for the pizza enthusiast. Food from Naples and the Campania region rivals that of Sicily and Rome for the top spots among regional food in Italy. Some of the best dishes are found in the homes of the Napoletani, where nonna and mamma make the dish using decade's, if not century's old, family recipes, with each family having their own unique version of the dish. Food from Naples is a compilation of traditional family recipes and a reflection of "The World's Best Pizza" maker Johnny Di Francesco's heritage - his personal family influences intertwined with his culinary skills and recipes that have been handed down for generations. It is a true representation of both Johnny and traditional Napoli cuisine. This beautifully illustrated book captures a variety of recipes that contain a collaboration of authentic Italian flavours.The recipes focus is on being both simple and easy to follow for the home cook. Food of Naples also includes some challenging variations for the more experienced cook. Divided into traditional chapters of entrees, mains, salads/sides and desserts, the recipes feature clear, step-by-step instructions and embrace the culinary traditions of the Campania region; creating a balance between dishes based on rural ingredients and seafood dishes, influenced by the local popular traditional cuisine, such as timballi and pasta and rice dishes, and nutritionally healthy ingredients such as pasta e fagioli. There is food for sharing in typical Italian style and the traditional Italian way, and an overview of seasonal fruits and vegetables which in itself are the real stars of the table

    Pages: 128
    Dimension: 250mm X 210mm
    Author: DI FRANCESCO, JOHNNY
    Price: $45.00
  • Food of the Italian South
    Food of the Italian South
    ISBN: 9781524760465
    Publication date: 01/03/2019

    Culinary journalist and author of Tasting Rome, Katie Parla enchants readers with her love letter to the Italian South by pulling back the curtain and showcasing the vibrant, food-centric culture alongside deliciously modernized versions of favorite and forgotten cooking traditions that will impress your nonna.

    Cooking and eating are both deeply rooted in the framework of Italian society, but, like its society, the country’s cuisine is wildly diverse. While all of Italy values fresh produce and bright flavors, the Italian South is best known for its rustic and romantic cuisine. After the critical success of her first book Tasting Rome, Katie Parla travels south to the warm regions of Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, and Puglia to discover her heritage through food.

    With 85 original and reimagined recipes that encapsulate the regionally unique dishes and staples, Food touches on what readers might expect (mozzarella, tomatoes, coffee, fish, and of course, pasta), but Parla goes beyond the recipes with stories, cultural insights, and personal discoveries that only someone as intimately familiar with Italy as she is can offer.


    Pages: 256
    Dimension: 254mm X 177mm
    Author: PARLA, KATIE
    Price: $52.99
  • Friuli Food and Wine
    Friuli Food and Wine
    ISBN: 9780399580611
    Publication date: 01/04/2020

    Bordered by Austria, Slovenia, and the Adriatic Sea, the northeastern Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia is an area of immense cultural blending, geographical diversity, and idyllic beauty. This tiny sliver of land is home to one of the most refined food and wine cultures in the world and yet remains off the grid. The unique cuisine of Friuli is what inspires the menu at Frasca, a James Beard Award-winning restaurant in Boulder, Colorado, helmed by master sommelier Bobby Stuckey and chef Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson.

    Meaning "branch" or "bough," the word frasca refers to the Friulian tradition of hanging a branch outside the family farm as a sign that you had new wine to sell. Frasca celebrates this practice and the wine and cuisine of Friuli through eighty recipes and wine pairings. Dishes such as Gnocchi with Quail Ragu and Thyme, Branzino Crudo with Herbs, and Friulano Bean Soup with Braised Pork Shoulder are organized by The Land, The Sea, and The Mountains, while profiles of local winemakers and wines, including Tocai, Ribolla Gialla, Malvasia Istriana, and Verduzzo, open up new pairing possibilities. Showcasing the best Friulian wines you can buy outside of Italy as well as restaurant and winery recommendations, this beautifully photographed cookbook, wine guide, and travelogue brings the delicious secrets of this untouched part of Italy into your home kitchen.

    Pages: 272
    Dimension: 279mm X 235mm
    Author: ERICKSON, MEREDITH
    Price: $85.00
  • From the Markets of Tuscany A Cookbook
    From the Markets of Tuscany A Cookbook
    ISBN: 9788867532193
    Publication date: 01/09/2018

    Tuscan cooking lives in the region's homes and gardens, its small shops and market stalls. With From the Markets of Tuscany - A Cookbook, at once a collection of traditional, seasonal recipes and a guide to the area's top food markets, Giulia takes readers on a journey through her beloved Tuscany, exploring famous places but also more remote areas - from Florence's urban streets and enchanting Volterra to mountainous Garfagnana and the wilds of Lunigiana, the gentle rolling hills of Val d'Orcia, and the vineyards and olive groves of Chianti. Through photographs, words and recipes, Giulia tells the story of Florence's historic markets, local organic farmers' markets, and the weekly market days held in Tuscan towns and villages. She also explores Tuscany's coastal fish and seafood markets, together with the roadside vendors of the Maremma area, with their vibrant fresh fruit and vegetable stands. With each encounter, Giulia delves into the stories of Tuscany's food markets, drawing on memories and recipes that taste of home.

    Pages: 320
    Dimension: 240mm X 190mm
    Author: SCARPALEGGIA, GIULIA
    Price: $65.00
  • From the Source Italy
    From the Source Italy
    ISBN: 9781743607619
    Publication date: 01/08/2015

    From Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide publisher, From the Source is a groundbreaking cookbook series that introduces food lovers and travel enthusiasts to the world's most authentic local dishes by transporting them into the kitchens where they were perfected. Each country-specific edition features sumptuous original photography, up to 70 classic recipes, and inside stories and tips from the world's best local cooks, from street-food vendors to Michelin-starred chef patrons. With From the Source Italy, you'll tour through Northeast Italy's earthy and elegant hot broth-based soups and warming polenta and risotti, Northwest Italy's preserved cods and cakes of forest-harvested truffles and hazelnuts, Central Italy's dark gamey stews and fresh porcini mushroom pastas, and Southern Italy's citrus-scented fish grills and herby salads. Authors: Lonely Planet, Sarah Barrell and Susan Wright.

    Pages: 272
    Dimension: 240mm X 185mm
    Author: LONELY PLANET FOOD
    Price: $34.99
  • Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine
    Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine
    ISBN: 9781584799900
    Publication date: 01/11/2012

    The Fundamental Techniques of Classic Italian Cuisine, the next book in STC's series with The International Culinary Center (also home to The French Culinary Institue), is a comprehensive guide to traditional Italian cooking. In this book, the skills needed to render the flavours and details of classic Italian recipes are expertly taught by Cesare Casella, based on the curriculum of the School of Italian Studies. Following the The Fundamental Techniques format, this fourth book in the series breaks down the traditions and techniques of Italian cooking in a way that will appeal to home cooks as well as those seeking more advanced technical information. The book's introductory chapter, called "The Flavors of Italy," is a pantry of Italian ingredients, elaborating on the products, their flavours and their uses. The heart of the book is the recipes, a collection of all the traditional forms that comprise the cuisine. The twenty chapters within this section cover the entire Italian meal, beginning with a huge array of first courses and antipasti and culminating in a spectacular variety of desserts. Chapters on cheese making, stocks and basic sauces, soups, pasta, risotto, pizza, fish and shellfish, meats, and vegetables offer all manner of primi and secondi courses in between, and recipe introductions supply information on regional and local particularities. Ranging from butchering to baking, the recipes provide a well rounded and complete overview of Italian cuisine. The final section of the book, the "lessons", is a comprehensive look at the cooking techniques used throughout the recipes, with a detailed discussion of each technique and a description of how it is taught at the ICC. The techniques are illustrated by hundreds of step by step photos. The lessons also include information about restaurant organisation and practices that will be useful to readers who work in the industry. This section may be used in conjunction with the recipes in the book, as an aid when cooking from other cookbooks, or on its own, as inspiration. The lessons are the final instructional step in helping readers to achieve not just a thorough vocabulary of techniques but also the understanding and expertise that turn a home cook into a master of Italian cuisine.

    Pages: 512
    Dimension: 229mm X 254mm
    Author: CASELLA, CESARE
    Price: $100.00
  • Garden Like A Nonno
    Garden Like A Nonno
    ISBN: 9781922419521
    Publication date: 27/07/2021

    Jaclyn Crupi is back with more Italian wisdom! In Garden Like a Nonno, Jaclyn uncovers the secrets of the green-thumbed nonnos from their no-nonsense approach to life to their zero waste gardening. Whether you have a tiny balcony or a sprawling backyard, you'll be growing your own fruit and veg in no time with a little guidance from the nonnos. Featuring gardening tips and tricks, recipes for pickling and preserving your produce, plus classic nonno sayings, Garden Like a Nonno will help you to get in touch with your inner Italian. La dolce vita awaits.

    Pages: 288
    Dimension: 181mm X 133mm
    Author: CRUPI, JACLYN
    Price: $24.99
  • Gennaro Italian Family Favourites
    Gennaro Italian Family Favourites
    ISBN: 9781910496435
    Publication date: 01/10/2015

    Gennaro shows that good family cooking doesn't have to be complicated. Whether you're looking for a soup, a salad, a quick pasta dish, a slow-cooked Sunday lunch or something for a special occasion, this book has the recipes for you. Everyday dishes such as Trofie pasta with green beans and basil, Ricotta dumplings and Beetroot salad sit alongside special occasion meals such as Rack of lamb with artichokes, Roast chicken with lemon and herbs and Homemade ravioli. There are dishes for all ages, with plenty of recipes for kids, including pizzas and simple pasta dishes, and lots of ideas for getting the children involved with the cooking. Gorgeous desserts such as Summer fruit jellies, Coffee meringues and a delicious trifle, and traditional Italian preserves such as Preserved peaches and Small filled peppers make this book irresistible.

    Pages: 240
    Dimension: 246mm X 189mm
    Author: CONTALDO, GENNARO
    Price: $29.99
  • Gennaro Slow Cook Italian
    Gennaro Slow Cook Italian
    ISBN: 9781909108905
    Publication date: 01/04/2015

    Prepare good Italian food with minimum effort by letting the oven or hob do the work. Slow cooking draws out flavours and softens the texture of food to create delicious, impressive, often inexpensive meals with little fuss. There are casseroles and one-pots that slowly simmer to perfection, roasts that tenderize in the oven, soups that quietly bubble away on the hob, puddings such as meringues and fruit compotes, and breads that bake to light perfection. Gennaro is a traditional, rural Italian cook. He uses lots of inexpensive cuts of meat, as well as beans and pulses, which all benefit from slow cooking, so there is plenty for the thrifty home cook to choose from. This is classic Italian food, such as Roast leg of lamb with baby onions, Rich Tyrolean beef goulash, Lasagne with slow-cooked vegetable ragu and Meringue with zabaglione cream and custard, that takes the hard work out of preparing supper.

    Pages: 240
    Dimension: 245mm X 199mm
    Author: CONTALDO, GENNARO
    Price: $39.99
  • Gennaros Fast Cook Italian
    Gennaros Fast Cook Italian
    ISBN: 9781911595113
    Publication date: 01/04/2018

    Full of enticing, authentic and, most of all, quick-to-prepare recipes, Gennaro Contaldo's new book demonstrates how to whip up a delicious Italian feast in 40 minutes or less.

    From lightning-fast risottos to perfectly pronto pastas, speedy soups and delightful desserts, these recipes showcase the very best Italy has to offer, while requiring very little time in the kitchen. Featuring food from all the major regions of Italy, these quick recipes really make the most of the amazing fresh produce for which Italy is renowned. The result is delicious, nutritious food that can be on the table in minutes - perfect for busy families or for easy entertaining.

    Pages: 192
    Dimension: 246mm X 189mm
    Author: CONTALDO, GENNARO
    Price: $39.99
  • Gennaros Italian Bakery
    Gennaros Italian Bakery
    ISBN: 9781910904350
    Publication date: 19/09/2016

    120 recipes for classic Italian breads and baked goods; from focaccia to crostate; savoury to sweet. Making bread has always been a natural passion for Gennaro Contaldo. Ingrained since childhood with memories of his mother's weekly bread-making and visits to his uncle's village bakery, it is a skill which has followed him throughout his career as a chef. In this book, Gennaro takes you onto a journey into the magical world of Italian bread and baking, giving you his secret tips on making the perfect dough to create wonderful Italian breads for all occasions. And not only bread - have you ever walked into an Italian panetteria (bakery) and marvelled at the amazing variety of freshly baked goods? Not only filone, filoncini, ciabatta, campagnia, panini, but also amazing focaccia, pizzette, biscuits and cakes. Included will be Gennaro's fabled focaccia made in different regional varieties as well as mouth watering torte salate (Italian savoury pies) using seasonal ingredients such as spinach & artichoke oozing with fontina cheese for spring or escarole, black olives & anchovy for winter. There will be a section of rustic pane dolce (sweet breads) as well as delicious crostate (sweet pastry tarts), biscuits and traditional homemade cakes just like Nonna used to make. This book will be the ultimate in Italian bread and baking - it will be your Italian panetteria bible where you will be able to almost smell that dreamy, irresistible aroma of fresh baking as you flick through the pages.

    Pages: 224
    Dimension: 246mm X 189mm
    Author: CONTALDO, GENNARO
    Price: $39.99
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