Best of Casual Pizza Oven Cooking Cookbook

The Best of Casual Pizza Oven Cooking cookbook by chef Evan Kleiman offers 50 pizza interpretations of both classic and contemporary styles. The book teaches you how to make the pizzas you'd get at a restaurant, at home! Turn your kitchen into a pizzeria. 


Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 125 pages 

Copyright: 1997. First printing 

Publisher: Sunset Books 

Author: Evan Kleiman 

ISBN: 9780376020437

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Description: Savor the tempting tastes and casual ambience of a classic pizzeria. From their humble beginnings along the alleyways of Naples to the gleaming establishments found in our cities today, pizzerias have always promsed delicious food in a setting that invites you to roll up your sleeves and have a good time. 

In Pizzeria, noted chef and author Evan Kleiman captures the essence of what makes such Italian dining spots so popular, offering her own interpretations of over 50 dishes both classic and contemporary. There are pizzas galore, with such topping combinations as sausage and mushrooms, and smoked salmon and smoked mozzarella. To start the meal, she offers Sweet-and-Sour Eggplant with Crostini, Deep-fried Pole nta-Gorgo nzola Sandwiches and other irresistible antipasti. Light meal options like Lasagna with Four Cheeses are joined by such sandwich choices as Seared Halibut with Roasted Pepper and Arugula. The delectable desserts include Hazelnut Tart, Cappuccino Ice and Caramelized Rice Pudding. Each recipe is presented in detailed, easy-to-follow text and is accompanied by a stunning full-page color photograph. 

Pizzeria begins with an introduction that traces the evolution of the pizza and the casual restaurants that serve it, and also provides tips for bringing its convivial atmosphere home. An illustrated glossary surveys traditional Italian ingredients and simple techniques that help you prepare authentic specialties in your own kitchen. 


Condition: Bookboards, interior pages and dust jacket are in very nice condition. 

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