Marcella Hazan is widely regarded as one of the greatest Italian cookery writers in the world and The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking is her masterpiece, now reissued with a gorgeous new cover design. Aimed at cooks of every level, be they beginners of accomplished chefs, it is an accessible and comprehensive guide to authentic Italian cuisine and should find a place in the kitchen library of anyone who is passionate about good food. 'Has yet to be bettered ... my copy is splattered with gnocchi, tomato sauce, gravy and oil, but I wouldn't replace it for the world. It does what it says on the tin, and more.' Kate Colquhoun, aThe Best 50 Cookbooksa, Independent aBrillianta Heston Blumenthal aThere are dozens of Italian cookbooks on the market, but The Essentials Of Classic Italian Cooking is the only one you need to buy. No glossy photos; just 700 pages of wonderful recipes and instruction in basics such as bread-making. And all with the kind of detailed teaching left out of books that give more space to pictures than to text. A classic.a Guardian aTruly indispensablea a Nigel SlaterAdd the garlic, sage and rosemary and cook for another minute or so, then turn the heat down to minimum. ... Add about a teacupful of the beansa#39; cooking liquid to the pan to make the sauce somewhat runnier. ... SERVES4TO6 675 g/l1a2 lb fresh asparagus salt 170 g/6 oz boiled, unsmoked ham 25 g/1 oz butter 250 ml/8 fl oz whipping cream 85 g/3 oz freshly grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese, plus anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking|
|Publisher||:||Pan Macmillan - 2012-01-26|