Pasta by Theo Randall

Pasta

byTheo Randall

Hardcover | May 9, 2011

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The first cookbook from the man who was head chef at the River Café for 10 years.

This friendly, accessible and stylish cookbook from a master chef will prove indispensable for all who love unfussy yet utterly delicious food. Simplicity is the keynote in this handsome recipe book, imbued with the flavours of the Italian countryside. For too long the ingredient in the store cupboard brought out for last minute dinner emergencies, pasta -- inexpensive, ever versatile and often underestimated -- lends itself to hundreds of fresh and different creations, especially when handled by the truly talented Theo Randall. He believes that the best pastas are the simplest: a plate of tagliatelle with butter and Parmesan can be just as magnificent as a ravioli stuffed with sweet potato and fennel.

In Pasta, Theo Randall brings us a mouthwatering collection of 110 recipes, all within the reach of the keen cook. Using a mix of fresh and dried pasta and the freshest ingredients according to the season, Theo presents a wide  variety of dishes, many achievable in minutes. From Taglierini with Peas, Prosciutto and Parmesan to Linguine with Pesto, Potato and Green Beans, to Pansotti with Sheep's Ricotta and Walnut Pesto, and Cappaletti with Slow Cooked Veal and Pancetta there is a dish to please everyone. Pasta is destined to become a kitchen classic.

About The Author

THEO RANDALL, who served his apprenticeship with Max Magarian in London and Alice Waters in San Francisco, was head chef at the Michelin-starred River Café for ten years. He now runs his own restaurant, Theo Randall at the InterContinental Park Lane, in London, and has earned unparalleled rave reviews from critics and food-lovers. A na...

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Title:PastaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 0.81 inPublished:May 9, 2011Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0091929008

ISBN - 13:9780091929008

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"This is one of my favourite books of the year, and a must-have for any pasta lover. Theo's cooking is sublime."
— Jamie Oliver

"We love Theo Randall's food because it's real -- not primped, fussed, gussied-up, invented-for-restaurants-only nosh."
—You Magazine