Synopses & Reviews
When it comes to pasta, Mary Ann Esposito knows how to satisfy the heartiest of eaters. The host of the public television series "Ciao Italia!" now delivers 75 delectable reasons to keep pasta in your diet. Whether you want to make pasta by hand, or serve it from a box, Mangia Pasta!
helps you create delicious pasta dishes for first courses, main meals -- even dessert!
Mary Ann uses the most popular as well as the lesser-known pastas-from Eggplant and Angel Hair Bundles to Fregola (a hard-wheat pasta) with Clams, from Linguine with Artichoke Sauce to Pici (a thin spaghetti) with Mint and Walnut Sauce, from Half-Moon Pasta with Potatoes and Ricotta Cheese to Gnocchi and Escarole Soup. There are recipes for any day of the week and for those fancier occasions, to a dinner party (Pettole with Lamb and Champagne Sauce), brunch (Frittelle di Taglierini -- a pasta omelet!), or any other special meal. Complete with full-color photographs and step-by-step technique shots, Mangia Pasta! is sure to be your pasta bible.
About the Author
Mary Ann Esposito is the author of the best-selling Ciao Italia, Nella Cucina, and Celebrations Italian Style. She is the host of the PBS television show Ciao Italia. She lives in New Hampshire.