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Great Italian Cooking, La Grande Cucina Internazionale
Great Italian Cooking La Grande Cucina Internazionale Author:Luigi Carnacina, Edited by Michael Sonino Here is an encyclopedic array of more than 2,300 Italian and international recipes written in a way that will be clear and helpful to the housewife, food enthusiast or professional chef. The recipes have all been carefully adapted by an expert cook to follow American cooking practices based on readily available ingredients, so that the use of t... more »his volume will find little that is impractical or unfamiliar. All measurements conform to American custom: pounds, cups, teaspoons, tablespoons, etc., and cooking times and temperatures have been definitely stated whenever possible.
With this book to guide and suggest, the American cook may reproduce in the home kitchen many of the celebrated culinary delights of Italy: antipastos; pasta dishes; marvelous regional soups; superb and tropical fish, meat and poultry dishes; vegetables and salads of every variety to be prepared in an imaginative and mouthwatering manner; and desserts in magnificent array.
This book is divided into the following major sections: Kitchen Stocks, Sauces, and Basic preparations - Antipasti-Soups-Pastas and Other Farinaceous Dishes (which includes a variety of Neapolitan specialties) - Eggs-Fish-Meats-Poultry-Fried Specialties and Variety Meats-Game-Cold Meat Dishes and PÔtÚs--Vegetables and Salads-Desserts-Wines, Cheeses and Menus.
Throughout, the book is illustrated with hundreds of spritely drawings and photographs in full color, as well as step-by-step photo sequences for ease of preparation.« less