Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey

by America's Test Kitchen

Other authorsJack Bishop (Foreword)
Hardcover, 2018

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ATK -- 2018

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ATK -- 2018

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National Geographic (2018), 384 pages

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Featuring 100 innovative, kitchen-tested recipes, 300 gorgeous color photographs, and 30 maps, this illustrated guide takes you on a captivating journey through the rich history of Italian cuisine, region by region. Rich excerpts feature the origins of celebrated cheeses, the nuances of different wine growing regions, the best farmer's markets in Venice, and more. Intriguing prose illuminates key ingredients, from olive oil and how it's made to the various pasta shapes of Northern Italy. In every region, the food experts at America's Test Kitchen bring it all home, with foolproof recipes for standout dishes as well as hidden gems- Piedmontese braised beef in lustrous red wine sauce, crispy-custardy chickpea flour farinata pancakes from Genoa (achieved without the specialty pan and wood-burning oven), and hand-formed rustic malloredduspasta of Sardinia that is a breeze to make.… (more)

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384 p.; 9.13 inches

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