8 1/2 An Italian Chef In Asia by Umberto Bombana8 1/2 An Italian Chef In Asia by Umberto Bombana

8 1/2 An Italian Chef In Asia

byUmberto Bombana

Hardcover | March 17, 2020

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A beautifully illustrated cookbook from Umberto Bombana, the owner of 8½ Otto e Mezzo, the only Italian restaurant outside of Italy to receive three Michelin stars.

In this cookbook, Umberto Bombana, the renowned Italian chef, introduces recipes that represent the perfect starting point for exploring the world of Italian ingredients and ingredients that come from other parts of the world. The name of his restaurant, 8½ Otto e Mezzo, personally chosen by the chef, is a tribute to Federico Fellini, who, in the namesake film, invites everyone to discover the joys of life and fully celebrate the Italian lifestyle--a tradition that continues at the restaurant.

The book features thirty recipes from the master chef's kitchen and many stories about the ingredients he uses from Italy, like pasta, pasta fresca, truffle, and burrata, combined with ingredients he takes from Asian traditions such as Japanese red tuna and Hokkaido sea urchins.
Umberto Bombana is the chef and founder of the famous 8½ restaurants located in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Macao. After a training period at the Rex restaurant in Los Angeles, in 1993 he opened his own restaurant, Toscana, inside the Hotel Ritz Carlton in Hong Kong. In 2006 the Enoteca Regionale di Cavour appointed him world ambassador o...
Title:8 1/2 An Italian Chef In AsiaFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 11 × 8.67 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:11 × 8.67 × 0.98 inPublished:March 17, 2020Publisher:RizzoliLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8891817856

ISBN - 13:9788891817853