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The country cooking of Italy

Author: Colman Andrews
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following the success of their 2010 James Beard Foundation Best Cookbook of the Year, The Country Cooking of Ireland, Colman Andrews and Christopher Hirsheimer achieve the formidable feat of illuminating the world s most beloved cuisine in an entirely new light. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience traveling and eating in Italy, Andrews explores every region, from Piedmont to Puglia, and provides the
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Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colman Andrews
ISBN: 9780811866712 0811866718
OCLC Number: 706025458
Awards: Commended for IACP Crystal Whisk Award (International) 2012
Commended for IndieFab awards (Cooking) 2011
Description: 392 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Antipasto: awakening the palate --
Soup: the essence of land and sea --
Pasta secca: the heart of a cuisine --
Pasta fresca: homemade goodness --
Rice and polenta: grains of satisfaction --
Savory pies, focaccia, and their kin: from the baker's oven --
Fish: gift of the waters --
Crustaceans, cephalopods, and bivalves: treasures of the sea and shore --
Poultry and rabbit: food from the farmyard --
Pork, lamb, and goat: the meat of the matter --
Veal and beef: savory substance --
Game: the flavors of the hunt --
Offal: nothing good wasted --
Salads and vegetables: the bounty of the land --
Desserts and confections: sweet somethings --
The basics.
Responsibility: by Colman Andrews ; foreword by Mario Batali ; photographs by Hirsheimer and Hamilton.

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Offers a look at the regional foods of Italy. This book features more than 100 full-colour photographs and more than 200 recipes from various regions of Italy.  Read more...

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"I love the book, the recipes, and the pictures! Colman Andrews has gone country with The Country Cooking of Italy - that is, gone to where cooking is simple, from the soul, micro-regional, and Read more...

 
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