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The Il Fornaio Baking Book: Sweet and Savory Recipes from the Italian Kitchen

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Now available in paperback, the acclaimed Il Fornaio Baking Book celebrates the Italian culinary legacy of both staunch traditionalism and irrepressible innovation. Over 70 classic and inventive recipes from the kitchens of Il Fornaio's renowned bakeries, restaurants, and cafes are interwoven with author Franco Galli's heart-warming family memories and fascinating pieces of lore. Find traditional and specialty breads, pizza, focaccia, and other savory dishes as well as a temptingly sweet selection of biscotti, cakes, and tarts--all with easy-to-follow recipes. Generously illustrated with hand-toned photographs, this great book--at a great new value--is perfect for anyone with a passion for baking.Franco Galli started his career as a baker's apprentice in northern Italy at the age of ten. He came to the United States in 1979, where he developed menus for several well-known California restaurants before joining San Francisco-based Il Fornaio America in 1987.

Synopsis:

Celebrating the Italian culinary legacy of both staunch traditionalism and irrepressible innovation, Italian-born baker Franco Galli presents over 70 classic and inventive recipes from the kitchens of the award-winning Il Fornaio bakeries, restaurants, and cafes. From traditional and specialty breads, pizza, foccacia, and other savory dishes to a temptingly sweet selection of biscotti, cakes, and tarts, these carefully developed, easy-to-follow recipes are woven with Galli's heart warming family memories and fascinating pieces of lore into an entertaining, instructional narrative. Generously illustrated with hand-toned photographs, The Il Fornaio Baking Book is engagingly authentic and contagious in its enthusiasm for baking.

About the Author

Franco Galli joined San Francisco-based II Fornaio America in 1987 where he oversees recipe development and menu-creation, in essence defining the culinary identity of the organization's renowned bakeries, restaurants, and cafes. A native of the small town of Carpendolo in northern Italy, he has worked in professional kitchens since the age of ten.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811803236
Subtitle:
Sweet and Savory Recipes from the Italian Kitchen
Author:
Galli, Franco
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Cookery, italian
Subject:
Bread
Subject:
Baking
Subject:
Courses & Dishes - Bread
Subject:
Methods - Baking
Subject:
Bread -- Italy.
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Italian
Subject:
General Cooking
Series Volume:
158
Publication Date:
20011101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , Celebrating the Italian culinary legacy of both staunch traditionalism and irrepressible innovation, Italian-born baker Franco Galli presents over 70 classic and inventive recipes from the kitchens of the award-winning Il Fornaio bakeries, restaurants, and cafes. From traditional and specialty breads, pizza, foccacia, and other savory dishes to a temptingly sweet selection of biscotti, cakes, and tarts, these carefully developed, easy-to-follow recipes are woven with Galli's heart warming family memories and fascinating pieces of lore into an entertaining, instructional narrative. Generously illustrated with hand-toned photographs, The Il Fornaio Baking Book is engagingly authentic and contagious in its enthusiasm for baking.
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