Pasta e Verdura

Pasta e Verdura presents 140 vegetable sauce recipes for spaghetti, farfalle, rigatoni, and other pasta noodles. Recipes include options like Braised Fennel with Raisins and Toasted Pine Nuts, Crispy Fried Shallots with Chives and Parmesan, Grilled Leeks and Red Potatoes with Ricotta and Mixed Herbs ... and the list goes on with even more delicious pasta sauce recipes! 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 326 pages. 

Copyright: 1996 

Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks 

Author: Jack Bishop 

ISBN: 9780060174026

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Description: Pasta is an American favorite. It is quick to prepare, healthy, economical, and best of all, it tastes fabulous with an astounding variety of delicious vegetables as simple sauces. 

Pasta e Verdura "noodles and vegetables" offers 140 easy and elegant recipes inspired by the healthy, delicious pasta dishes of Italy. Included are imaginative recipes for your favorite vegetables, from A to Z, including Braised Artichokes with Tomatoes and Thyme; Stewed Eggplant with Tomatoes, Mushrooms, and Green Olives; Leeks Sauteed in White Wine with Parmesan and Parsley; and Caramelized Radicchio with Balsamic Vinegar.

For each sauce Jack Bishop suggests the perfect shape of pasta: Peeled Fava Beans with Red Onion, White Wine, and Mint arc ideal for farfalle; Hearty Carrot and Lentil Sauce with Tomatoes is suited for tubular pastas like penne; and Blanched Kale with Garlic-Roasted Potatoes is best served on spaghetti. 

Bishop's recipes are accompanied by tips on buying, storing, and preparing each vegetable as well as his lively words of wisdom. Most of the recipes can be prepared within thirty minutes and, accompanied by a salad and bread, become delicious, complete meals. 


Condition:  Jacket has light ripple. Further good condition. 

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