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Contorni: Authentic Italian Side Dishes for All Seasonsby Susan Simon
Synopses & Reviews
Discover contorni-the delicious side dishes of Italy-in this wonderful cookbook of over 60 recipes from Susan Simon, author of Insalate. Made with the freshest vegetables, these little dishes follow the seasons to take advantage of each ingredient at its most flavorful. From spring vegetable tarts-Crostate di Verdure Primaverili-to a colorful blend of winter carrots and celery root-Carote e Sedano-Rapa alla Nonna Silvera-each recipe uses ingredients that can be easily found at the local grocery. Photographs illustrate beautiful Italian countryside, street markets, and perfectly ripe vegetables, and showcase the mouthwatering recipes. With Contorni, side dishes are no longer an afterthought, they are the perfect accompaniment.
Discover contorni--the delicious side dishes of Italy--in this wonderful cookbook of over 60 recipes from the author of "Insalate." Made with the freshest vegetables, these little dishes follow the seasons to take advantage of each ingredient at its most flavorful. 50 photos.
About the Author
Susan Simon spent her first summer in Nantucket in 1960. She runs a catering business in New York City and is a part-time resident of the island.
Manfredi Bellati whose work has appeared in Vogue, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Grazie, and Town and Country. He lives both in Milan and on his family's historic estate in the Veneto region of Italy.
Quentin Bacon is a New York-based photographer specializing in food, travel, and lifestyle photography.
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