Michael Chiarello's Bottega
Michael Chiarello's Bottega: Bold Italian Flavors From California's Wine Country is a stunning, coffee-table worthy cookbook from one of the top chefs in the United States. Chiarello brings you recipes from his equally stunning Bottega restaurant in Yountville, Napa Valley, California.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 223 pages.
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Author: Michael Chiarello
Description: In one of the most historic buildings in the Napa Valley, Chef Michael Ghiarello welcomes guests to Bottega, a restaurant that showcases his signature combination of bold flavors and refined techniques. In Italy, a bottega is an artist's workshop, a haven where a craftsman can work to perfect his trade. Michael Chiarello's Bottega is the culmination of a life's work, a place that reveals his sensibilities in every touch and with each thoughtfully executed dish.
Michael Chiarello's Bottega cookbook includes all the recipes that have made Bottega restaurant so wildly popular during its first year. There's the Adriatic Brodetto (a sensual seafood stew), the whole-pig Porchetta, Green Eggs and Ham, lusciously silken Goat's Milk- Braised Lamb Shanks, and the recipe for which the chef is renowned: Smoked and Braised Natural Short Ribs with Roasted Gipollini Onions and Smoky Jus.
You'll also find recipes for every course of the Bottega meal, from witty, unique appetizers to award-winning cocktails. Every recipe is written to lead the home cook step by step through making the dish just as it appears on the restaurant table; Chef Chiarello also gives suggestions and shortcuts to make these menus appealing for those who want a faster, simpler approach.
For every fan of the Napa Valley, this book captures in action one of the Napa Valley's most highly regarded chefs and most loved restaurants.
Condition: Good condition.