Roma Italian Cookbook
Roma Italian Cookbook offers culinary enthusiasts, chefs, and cookbook fans Italian recipes from one of the planet's most amazing and historical cities. Enjoy your culinary journey into Roman cuisine!
Format: Softcover, 161 pages.
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Author: Julia Della Croce
Description: The region of Latium and Rome, its capital city, are rich with culinary traditions. Today's dishes, passed down from generation to generation, reflect a gastronomical heritage that traces its beginnings to the ancient Greeks, with their knowledge of farming and affinity with the sea, and the Etruscans, experts in making wine and olive oil.
In Roma, noted cookbook author Julia delta Croce reveals the diverse foodways of Rome and its five provinces, Latina, Frosinone, Rieti, Viterbo, and Rome. This collection of recipes offers a fascinating introduction to the bold flavors of Roman cooking and the unique cuisines of the coasts, mountains, and countryside that surround it. Bring home the local specialties of these provinces, each of which has a distinct flavor of its own, Share in Viterbo's love for olive oil by drizzling fresh vegetables in an aromatic dressing; use a flavorful pancetta to prepare Rieti's rustic specialty, Spaghetti with Tomato and Bacon; saute fresh sea bass or sole in a pungent caper sauce to make a coastal Latina favorite; or toss handmade pasta in a rich, savory meat sauce to re-create a Frosinone province culinary trademark.
A wide-ranging list of Julia's favorite places to stay, fun and historical festivals, and authentic regional Italian cooking and wine classes round out this extraordinary cookbook -- you might be driven to phone the travel agent. Let the foods and flavors of the region take you on a Roman holiday.
Condition: Good condition.