Biba's Italy: Favorite Recipes From The Splendid Cities

by Biba Caggiano, Biba Caggiano

Artisan Press | October 2, 2006 | Hardcover

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Here is the very best food from our very favorite cities-the glorious dining destinations Rome, Florence, Bologna, Milan, and Venice-brought to life by one of the most authoritative authors in the field. The 100 delicious, simple recipes range from time-honored home-cooking traditions to restaurant classics and even startling innovations by Italy''s star chefs, and are accompanied by invaluable cooking tips and rich, evocative atmosphere. And each chapter offers travel tips galore-on the best restaurants, wine bars, gelatarie, and markets-as well as eminently useful reference sections on ingredients and menus. Biba''s Italy will at turns transport you to a canal-side caffè in Venice and a bustling outdoor market in medieval Bologna, to a chic Milanese ristorante and the lively streets in Rome and cozy enoteca in Florence. Then lure you back home to re-create these experiences in your own kitchen.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 336 pages, 9.56 × 7.5 × 1 in

Published: October 2, 2006

Publisher: Artisan Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1579653170

ISBN - 13: 9781579653170

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Biba's Italy: Favorite Recipes From The Splendid Cities

by Biba Caggiano, Biba Caggiano

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 336 pages, 9.56 × 7.5 × 1 in

Published: October 2, 2006

Publisher: Artisan Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1579653170

ISBN - 13: 9781579653170

About the Book

Renowned cookbook author and restaurateur Caggiano provides 100 of the very best recipes from favorite cities, with travel tips galore on restaurants, bakeries, gelaterie, food markets, and cooking schools.

Table of Contents

Introduction: viii
Eating in Italy: xi
Rome: 2
Florence: 62
Bologna: 116
Milan: 174
Venice: 234
Basic Recipes: 296
Sources: 310
Acknowledgements: 311
Index: 312

From the Publisher

Here is the very best food from our very favorite cities-the glorious dining destinations Rome, Florence, Bologna, Milan, and Venice-brought to life by one of the most authoritative authors in the field. The 100 delicious, simple recipes range from time-honored home-cooking traditions to restaurant classics and even startling innovations by Italy''s star chefs, and are accompanied by invaluable cooking tips and rich, evocative atmosphere. And each chapter offers travel tips galore-on the best restaurants, wine bars, gelatarie, and markets-as well as eminently useful reference sections on ingredients and menus. Biba''s Italy will at turns transport you to a canal-side caffè in Venice and a bustling outdoor market in medieval Bologna, to a chic Milanese ristorante and the lively streets in Rome and cozy enoteca in Florence. Then lure you back home to re-create these experiences in your own kitchen.

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Here is the very best food from our very favorite cities-the glorious dining destinations Rome, Florence, Bologna, Milan, and Venice-brought to life by one of the most authoritative authors in the field. The 100 delicious, simple recipes range from time-honored home-cooking traditions to restaurant classics and even startling innovations by Italy''s star chefs, and are accompanied by invaluable cooking tips and rich, evocative atmosphere. And each chapter offers travel tips galore-on the best restaurants, wine bars, gelatarie, and markets-as well as eminently useful reference sections on ingredients and menus. Biba''s Italy will at turns transport you to a canal-side caffè in Venice and a bustling outdoor market in medieval Bologna, to a chic Milanese ristorante and the lively streets in Rome and cozy enoteca in Florence. Then lure you back home to re-create these experiences in your own kitchen.

About the Author

Biba Caggiano is the author of Trattoria Cooking, Biba''s Northern Italian Cooking, Biba''s Taste of Italy, Italy Al Dente, and the PBS-show companion From Biba''s Italian Kitchen. She is also the chef-owner of Biba Restaurant in Sacramento, CA, where she lives.

Editorial Reviews

"Biba takes you on a mouthwatering tour of Italy, sharing secrets and insider tips as well as delicious, authentic recipes."-Giuliano Hazan
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