Mario Batali Autographed Holiday Food Cookbook
This Mario Batali autographed Holiday Food cookbook arrives just in time for the upcoming holiday season. This amazing cookbook, signed by an equally amazing top chef, is filled with full-color photos of the prepared recipes. We are staring down the Timpano Di Maccheroni (Mythic Pasta Dome) and it's mouthwatering. The Pizze Di Patate (Potato Pizzas) are intriguing us, and the Zeppole Italian Doughnuts are calling our our name. We love the recipes in this cookbook, and so will you.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 146 pages - Autographed by Mario Batali
Copyright: 2000, First Edition
Publisher: Clarkson Potter Publishers
Author: Mario Batali
Description: Never is the generosity and spirit of the Italian table more evident tan at the holidays, when great food and good times are on the menu in every household. In his new book, Mario Batali captures all the flavors of this festive season with enticing recipes that showcase the brilliance of simple Italian food at its best.
Four complete menus offer abundant meals for the holidays, starting with seafood extravaganza known as the Feast of Seven Fishes, traditionally served on Chirstmas Eve. Mario's rendition, includes almost a dozen delectable fish and seafood dishes, from delicate sea bass ravioli to the indispensable baccala, here served in the Vesuvian style. A magnificent boned and rolled turkey breast stuffed with roasted chestnuts is the centerpiece of a lavish Christmas Day's menu, while an assortment of alluring finger foods and a showstopping ziti-and-meatball-filled pasta dome set the tone for a lively New Year's Eve celebration. For the relaxed entertaining of New Year's Day, Mario suggests a procession of marinated salads, pastas, stuffed vegetables, all served at room temperature, capped off with fresh homemade sausage with sweet peppers.
One of the great pleasures of cooking at this time of year is baking, and Mario Batali Holiday Food cookbook includes recipes for a dozen irresistible holiday cookies, some authentically Italian and others family favorites Mario has relished since childhood. You'll also find a host of delectable tortes, custards, cakes, and confections as well as wine suggestions and a refreshing apertivo to round out each holiday menu.
Whether you're creating a full-blow Italian spread or simply adding a touch of Italy to your own family traditions, Mario Batali Holiday Food will make your holiday gatherings memorably delicious.
Condition: Very good condition.
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