Ciao Italia Bringing Italy Home Cookbook
Ciao Italia Bringing Italy Home Cookbook by mary Ann Esposito offers the Italian recipes seen on her PBS series of the same name. This cookbook is sure to please -- loaded with traditional recipes from different regions in Italy.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 366 pages.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Author: Mary Ann Esposito
Description: Over the past eleven years, millions of people have tuned in to Mary Ann Esposito's Ciao Italia, the longest-running Italian cooking series on public television. One of America's most beloved and knowledgeable television cooks, Mary Ann is renowned for her warm, down-to-earth approach and her passion for simple, fresh, authentic Italian food.
In this exceptional new cookbook, she takes fans on a tour of Italy like no other -- brimming with traditional recipes, colorful anecdotes, and insights into the everyday lives and meals of Italians in each of five distinctive regions.
Encompassing the northern, central, and southern Italian ways of cooking and eating, the book takes us to the Veneto, Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany, Campania, and Sicily. For each region, we are treated to antipasti, primi piatti, secondi piatti, insalate, and dolci, along with stories about the people, the food markets, the traditions, and the natural landscape that surround each recipe.
As a special treat for fans of Ciao Italia, the book also includes viewers' most-requested recipes, specialties made by guest chefs on the program, and a chapter of favorite -- and never-before- published -- recipes inspired by husband Guy's bountiful vegetable garden.
Whether you are a novice in the kitchen or a seasoned cook, join Mary Ann Esposito nella cucina -- in the kitchen -- for a warmhearted and informative salute to Italy's rich history, unforgettable people, and extraordinary food.
Condition: Good condition.
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