Practical Pasta Italian Author:P3 Book Pasta - a mixture of flour, oil, and eggs - has been a part of people's diets from Roman times, if not longer. Yet today pasta has never been more popular or seemed more contemporary. This inspirational cookbook features a fascinating range of new and traditional pasta recipes from Italy, all specially designed for you to cook at home. — All of... more » the recipes are easy to follow with step-by-step photographs to help with the preparation stages and each is accompanied by a nutritional guide to enable you to create delicious meals to meet all your dietary requirements. The dishes use wonderfully fresh ingredients, with the emphasis on flavor and visual appeal. Beautifully designed and produced, Practical Pasta & Italian is the comprehensive guide to pasta perfection.« less
Introduction explains the types of pasta, the names of 25 varieties and their shapes and gives a recipe to make your own. There are 27 very varied recipes using pasta including soups, pizza, omelet, salad, lasagnas, Fettuccine all'Alfredo, fish recipes, duckling, veal and others. Every recipe has a large color photo of the finished dish and 3 smaller step-by-step photos, nutritional information and a key code show how simple or hard the dish is to make, prep time and cooking time. I like the colored photos and just the fun variety of ways to prepare pasta which is one of my favorite food groups!