Castagnola's - Cooking Italian in Hawaii Cookbook - Signed
Former owners of Castagnola's restaurant in Hawaii brought out the Cooking Italian in Hawaii cookbook. In this signed / autographed book you'll find nearly 100 Italian recipes from their restaurant and George Catagnoloa's own archive. Frank Sinatra loved the restaurant's meatballs and sauces and now, you will love preparing them!
Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 128 pages - Signed and inscribed by author George Sabato Castagnola "Cass."
Publisher: Watermark Pub
Author: George Sabato "Cass" Castognola
Description: This is Castagnola's, a restaurant which set the pace for today's Italian cuisine, in the Hawaiian Islands or anywhere else. Consistently voted one of Hawaii's top ten dining experiences, Castagnola's, was located in the Manoa Marketplace and owned and operated by "Cass" and Ruth Castagnola. Since the 1970s, these New Jersey transplants prepared their unique brand of cucina to rave reviews and turnaway crowds. Frank Sinatra even ordered Castagnola's meatballs and sauce sent to his home in Palm Springs!
What was their secret? Simply put, it's using the best possible ingredients, even if it means importing them from halfway around the world. Pomodori tomatoes from San Marzano, Italy. Extra virgin olive oil from the orchards of Tuscany. Parmesan and prosciutto from Parma. Buffalo mozzarella from Naples.
After countless requests, the Castagnolas introduced this cookbook, Cooking Italian in Hawaii. In these pages you'll find nearly 100 innovative recipes and dozens of suggestions for preparation and, most important, for shopping. Turn the pages and discover how Castagnola's cuisine can translate into memorable Italian cooking right in your own kitchen.
Condition: Bookboards and interior pages are in beautiful condition. There are some minor pen inscriptions on the front interior cover and first page. Dust jacket's top corners are frayed.
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