Synopses & Reviews
This fun, potato-shaped book is a collection of tantalizing recipes featuring this fruit of the earth. While some recipes feature potatoes as the main ingredient, others use potatoes as an irresistible addition. All were selected by the experts at Academia Barilla and all bring authentic Italian cuisine to life in home kitchens everywhere.
Each book in the “50 Easy Recipe” series from Academia Barilla is dedicated to a particular ingredient and characterized by the foods form.
Fried, baked, boiled, mashed, or any way you prepare them, potatoes are everyone's favorite food! These tasty, stunningly photographed recipes take readers on a culinary journey through 50 fabulous dishes, both classic and imaginative, including Potato and Bacon Tartlets, Gnocchi filled with Taleggio, Scallops with Potatoes and Porcini Mushrooms, Potato Polenta, and Sweet Potato Pudding.
The incredible, edible potato - plus 50 easy recipes for soup to sweet potato pie! Like a baked potato, this cookbook is bursting with good stuff - colorful history spiced with anecdotes, 50 flavorful recipes, and mouth-watering photos. The everyday potatoes that we know as Yukon Gold or Russet originated in Peru, traveled to Europe where they were embraced as "bread for the poor," returned to America in a multitude of dishes, and popularized the world over as French fries!
About the Author
ACADEMIA BARILLA, founded in 2004 in Parma, one of the most distinguished capitals of Italian cuisine, is a center of great professionalism and talent that is exceptional in the world of cooking. It promotes Italian culinary art, protecting the regional gastronomic heritage and safeguarding it from imitations and counterfeits, while encouraging the great traditions of the Italian restaurant industry. Academia Barilla organizes cooking classes for culinary enthusiasts, distributes the best Italian products, and spreads Italy’s gastronomic culture through publications like this one that recount the unequaled riches of the country.