Fiamma Italian Cookbook - Restaurant Las Vegas MGM Grand

Fiamma Italian cookbook from the top restaurant located inside the Las Vegas MGM Grand, is a beautiful cookbook with stunning photos and recipes both. Chef Michael White and his Executive Pastry Chef Elizabeth Katz, along wtih author Joanna Pruess, have created a masterpiece. Now you can take home the their top recipes and prepare them in your own home kitchen. This cookbook showcases Italian cooking at its finest. 


Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 272 pages. 

Copyright: 2006 

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 

Author: Michael White with Joanna Pruess with Elizabeth Katz 

ISBN: 9780764599316

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Description: With restaurants in New York City and Las Vegas, Fiamma Osteria is setting a new standard for contemporary Italian cuisine. Executive Chef Michael White, Esquire's Chef of the Year in 2002, spent seven years at a Michelin two-star restaurant near Bologna steeping himself in the traditions of the Italian kitchen, and he brings to Fiamma a deep understanding of the pristine seasonal ingredients and pure flavors that are the hallmark of great Italian cooking. Yet White also draws on his experiences cooking in France and America to give his dishes a unique sophistication and panache. The result is modern Italian cooking at its finest and most flavorsome. 

Now, White and his Executive Pastry Chef, Elizabeth Katz, share the secrets of their extraordinary dishes in this beautiful full-color cookbook. "Fiamma" means flame in Italian, and the II0 recipes included here are sure to kindle excitement at the table. Dishes such as Roasted Beets with Shaved Parmigiano and Hazelnut Vinaigrette, Tagliolini with Shrimp and Lobster, Gnocchi with Morels and Fava Beans, Tuna with Caponata, Roasted Pork with Glazed Peaches, Lemon Tart with Berry Marmalade, and Individual Chocolate Cakes with Fresh Raspberries use top-quality ingredients, simple preparations, and robust flavorings to create a stylish new Italian cuisine that will arouse your senses -- and delight everyone at your table. 

Throughout the book, Chef White discusses the inspirations for his recipes as well as the foundations of his contemporary Italian cooking. He offers kitchen tips and step-by-step instructions, explains why certain techniques lead to superior results, and provides recipes for signature Fiamma flavorings such as Rosemary Salt, Lemon Olive Oil, and Cremona-Style Mostarda. 

Illustrated throughout with full-color photos and complete with mail-order sources for hard-to-find ingredients, Fiamma is inspiring, practical, and wholly original -- a cookbook that will help you take Italian cooking to new heights. 


Condition: Good condition with minor wear to jacket. 

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