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Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

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Marcella Hazan, the doyenne of Italian cooking, revises many of her classic recipes to reduce fat content, and also provides new ones, gives her thoughts on shopping for the proper ingredients, makes an expansive survey of pasta types and the sauces that complement them. Recipes include Risotto with Sausages, Gremolada for Osso Bucco, Sautéed Chicken Livers with Sage and White Wine, Mushroom Timballo, Frullati (Fresh Fruit Whips), and Zuppa Inglese.

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"[T]he estimable Hazan...does indeed contribute a classic to the ever-increasing literature of Italian cuisine....This volume is the perfect gift for a new homemaker, a seasoned chef and all lovers of good food." Publishers Weekly

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"An essential purchase." Library Journal

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"Ambitious cooks and culinary zealots need look no further for a comprehensive course in Italian cookery." Booklist

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"[A] definitive culinary bible....[T]he most trustworthy, intelligent, evocative, and accessible of all Italian cookbooks." John Thorne, Simple Cooking

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Here — in one volume — the authentic, delicious recipes and foolproof techniques that made Marcella Hazan's masterpieces, The Classic Italian Cookbook and More Classic Italian Cooking, the most acclaimed, consulted and enjoyed cookbooks in their field. Revised throughout — updated and expanded with a revision of all recipes to reduce the fat content, new entries, and 50 new recipes.

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This is probably the one book I'd keep if I had to get rid of all my cookbooks save one. Everything is easy, delicious, well-tested. Marcella's palate never falters. Truly a masterpiece. If you don't know how to cook, start with this. You will have many successes.
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ISBN:
9780394584041
Author:
Kretschmann, Karin
Author:
Kretschmann, Karin
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Italian
Subject:
Cookery, italian
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Italian
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Italian
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
147
Publication Date:
19921031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
90 LINE DRAWINGS
Pages:
704
Dimensions:
9.55 x 7 x 1.65 in 2.4 lb

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Product details 704 pages Alfred A. Knopf - English 9780394584041 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[T]he estimable Hazan...does indeed contribute a classic to the ever-increasing literature of Italian cuisine....This volume is the perfect gift for a new homemaker, a seasoned chef and all lovers of good food."
"Review" by , "An essential purchase."
"Review" by , "Ambitious cooks and culinary zealots need look no further for a comprehensive course in Italian cookery."
"Review" by , "[A] definitive culinary bible....[T]he most trustworthy, intelligent, evocative, and accessible of all Italian cookbooks."
"Synopsis" by , Here — in one volume — the authentic, delicious recipes and foolproof techniques that made Marcella Hazan's masterpieces, The Classic Italian Cookbook and More Classic Italian Cooking, the most acclaimed, consulted and enjoyed cookbooks in their field. Revised throughout — updated and expanded with a revision of all recipes to reduce the fat content, new entries, and 50 new recipes.
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