Italian Cookery Course by Katie Caldesi

Italian Cookery Course

byKatie Caldesi

Paperback | December 6, 2012

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As any fan of Italian cuisine will know, eachregion within Italy is fiercely proud of its unique recipes and cookingtechniques. From Tuscany's signature Ribollita to the delicious Sicilian Sarde allaBeccafico, popular dishes have been shaped by centuries oftradition and define local identity, from the sun-drenched Mediterranean southto the land-locked, mountainous regions in the north. It is these localparticularities and preferences-each evocative of people and place-that makeItalian cuisine so rich and fascinating, and Katie Caldesi has captured all itsvariety in this beautiful and comprehensive book. Her 40 masterclasses oncooking techniques-such as making your own tortellini, baking bread and pizza,and preparing Tuscan sausages-include secret tips that have been handed downthrough generations and are interwoven with fascinating stories on the localtraditions. With several hundred recipes from all 20 Italian regions, includingchapters on Pasta, Meat, Fish, Dolci, and Cheese, and featuring stunning travelphotography, this is the definitive guide to discovering and cooking Italy'smany gastronomic treasures.

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Katie Caldesi, together with her Italian-born husband, owns two Italian restaurants in England and runs the only Italian cooking school in London.

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Title:Italian Cookery CourseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 10.02 × 8.41 × 1.45 inPublished:December 6, 2012Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1906868964

ISBN - 13:9781906868963

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[Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe from The Italian Cooking Course] This unconventional take on everyone's favorite fun guy may not be quite what you're expecting. They're ginormous stuffed fungi, not the little pop-in-your-mouth appetizers that are everybody's favorite party favor. This is a knife-and-fork, first-course rendition that's even better. Trust us. But if you've got your hearts-and memories-set on those wee cherubic stuffed mushrooms, go ahead and sub button or cremini mushrooms, just for old time's sake. There are directions for those old-time stuffed mushrooms variation just beneath the recipe.