This title contains a wealth of real Italian food, giving background information, practical advice, and 100 of the most heartwarming recipes from the cuisine. Combining traditional, regional and contemporary classics, there are recipes for antipasti, soups, pasta dishes, risottos, gnocchi, fish, meat and delectable desserts.
Kate Whiteman owes her career as a food writer to her Italian grandmother, who instilled in her a love of Italian food. Jeni Wright who co-wrote the recipes, is a freelance writer and editor, and the author of many cookbooks, including the Pasta Bible. Angela Boggiano has been Food Editor of several magazines. She has visited the regions of Italy many times, collecting regional recipes and indulging her passion for its food.