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Lidia's Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine : Everything You Need to Know to Be a Great Italian Cook

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From the Emmy-winning host of Lidia's Kitchen, best-selling author, and beloved ambassador for Italian culinary traditions in America comes the ultimate master class: a beautifully produced definitive guide to Italian cooking, co-authored with her daughter, Tanya--everything from ingredients to techniques to tools, plus over 400 delectable recipes.Teaching has always been Lidia's passion, and in this magnificent book she gives us the full benefit of that passion and of her deep, comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create delicious Italian meals. With this book, readers will learn all the techniques needed to master Italian cooking. Lidia introduces us to the full range of standard ingredients--meats and fish, vegetables and fruits, grains, spices and condiments--and how to buy, store, clean, and cook with them. The 400 recipes run the full gamut from classics like Risotto alla Milanese and Tagliatelle with Wild Mushroom Sauce to Lidia's always-satisfying originals like Bread and Prune Gnocchi and Beet Ravoli in Poppy Seed Sauce. She gives us a comprehensive guide to the tools every kitchen should have to produce the best results. And she has even included a glossary of cuisine-related words and phrases that will prove indispensable for traveling and dining in Italy. There is no other book like this. It is the one book on Italian cuisine that every cook will need.
From the beloved and best-selling ambassador for Italian culinary traditions in America, the ultimate master class: a beautifully produced definitive guide to Italian cooking--everything from ingredients to techniques to tools, plus 400 delectable recipes.

Teaching has always been Lidia's passion, and in this magnificent book she gives us the full benefit of that passion and of her deep, comprehensive understanding of what it takes to create delicious Italian meals. Readers will learn all the techniques needed to master Italian cooking. Lidia introduces us to the full range of common ingredients--meats and fish, vegetables and fruits, grains, spices and condiments--and how to buy, store, clean, and cook with them. The 400 recipes run the full gamut from classics like Risotto alla Milanese and Tagliatelle with Wild Mushroom Sauce to Lidia's always-satisfying originals like Bread and Prune Gnocchi and Beet Ravoli in Poppy Seed Sauce. She gives us a comprehensive guide to the tools every kitchen needs to produce the best results. And she has even included a glossary of cuisine-related words and phrases that will prove indispensable for traveling in Italy and dining there. There is no other book like this one--it is the one book on Italian cuisine that every cook and every kitchen will need.
Number of Pages: 461
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
Language: English
Street Date: October 27, 2015
TCIN: 21563790
UPC: 9780385349468
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-7338
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Good price / fast shipping. Another cookbook for my collection. will be a while going thru, trying recipes. Sometimes spend an evening reading cookbooks.
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