The Complete Italian Vegetarian Cookbook: 350 Essential Recipes for Inspired Everyday Eating

by Jack Bishop

Hardcover, 1997


Call number

Vegetarian, Vegan -- BIS

Call number

Vegetarian, Vegan -- BIS


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (1997), Edition: 1St Edition, Hardcover, 552 pages


This uniquely accessible collection draws together the best vegetarian recipes of Italy-350 in all. 'Pasta and pizza may be Italy's most eye-catching exports, but it is the country's varied and sensible use of vegetables that provides the best inspiration for American cooks,' writes Jack Bishop. 'Asparagus spears coated with a little olive oil and roasted to intensify their flavor; thick slices of country bread grilled over an open fire and topped with diced tomatoes and shredded basil fromthe garden; or a fragrant stew with fennel and peas-Italians enjoy these dishes because of what they do contain, not what they don't.' Many of the recipes were gathered by Bishop during extensive travels throughout Italy. Some are family favorites, adapted from those of his Italian grandmother. All deliver perfect results with a minimum of effort. Serving suggestions for each recipe make planning vegetarian meals easy.… (more)

Physical description

552 p.; 10.54 inches

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