Homemade Pasta, Tuna Carpaccio, Chicken Cacciatora, Tiramisu, if these are all dishes that you’d love to be able to cook and eat at home, the Easy Italian Cookbook is for you. Aimed at cooks new to the ingredients and techniques used in Italian cookery, this book takes you through the process of creating tempting Italian dishes step by step, to enable you to quickly master this colourful and diverse cuisine. All the ingredients and methods are fully illustrated, and each recipe is divided into clear stages and techniques, showing that making the perfect al dente risotto really is as simple as stirring hot stock into rice.
Part 1 introduces you to the world of Italian cooking, explaining the ingredients, equipment, methods and basic preparations such as stocks and sauces, pasta, polenta and pizza dough.
Part 2 – the Recipes, focuses on different cooking methods, giving recipes for starters and snacks, light and main meals and simple yet innovative desserts.
Part 3 gives you a cross-referenced collection of menu plans, showing tasty meals for lunches and dinners, whether you want a bowl of pasta on a weekday evening or a sumptuous feast for your friends and family.
With stunning photography throughout, the Easy Italian Cookbook is the one-stop Italian cookbook for beginners