Michael Chiarello's Casual Cooking
Top Chef Masters second place winner published this Michael Chiarello's Casual Cooking coffee table style oversized Italian cookbook. This cookbook was an IACP Cookbook Award Winner.
As one of the foremost experts on Italian cooking, Chiarello's absolutely stunning cookbook offers some recipes you won't easily find in other cookbooks. Crispy White Beans with Chili Oil, Quail with Bacon and Honey, Potatoes, Butternut Squash and Apple Soup and Grilled Tuna Tonnato made my mouth water while listing this! Don't miss it.
Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 215 pages
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Author: Michael Chiarello with Janet Fletcher
Description: Few things are more satisfying than gathering friends and family around the table. Time may be short, but we still long to savor the sensual pleasure of cooking and the comforting ritual of sharing food. Michael Chiarello's Casual Cooking offers delicious, mouthwatering dishes -- such as Tuscan Shrimp with White Beans, Baby Back Ribs with Espresso BBQ Sauce, and Italian Fruit Salad with Sta Bene Honey Zabaglione -- that are flavorful and sophisticated, yet easy to prepare. Sprinkled throughout are practical tips on selecting the most seasonal of ingredients, creating a well-stocked pantry, and shortcuts that will not sacrifice quality.
Michael Chiarello's style of cooking marries the rich traditions of his Italian culinary heritage with the casual style and fresh flavors of the wine country. With dozens of tantalizing recipes for appetizers, salads, pastas, main courses, and desserts, Michael Chiarello's Casual Cooking makes quick weekday meals and spontaneous gatherings with friends and family a breeze.
Condition: Dust jacket has some scratches and lightly creased edges. Further good condition.