Rome, At Home: The Spirit of La Cucina Romana in Your Own Kitchen

by Suzanne Dunaway

Hardcover, 2004


Call number

Italian -- DUN

Call number

Italian -- DUN


Broadway (2004), Hardcover, 304 pages


Suzanne Dunaway has been in love with Italy for thirty years, living in Rome off and on and absorbing as much as possible about the cuisine of the Eternal City. Now she has put the basics ofla cucina romanainto one seductive book.Rome, at Homewill enable anyone to savor the irresistible, straightforward flavors of Rome’s best ristoranti, trattorie, pizzerie, and home kitchens.Requiring no elaborate techniques, only deep respect for each ingredient, the more than 150 recipes are perfect for quick weeknight suppers or more leisurely weekend dinners for two or ten. Spicy Penne all’Arrabbiata, classic Spaghetti al Limone, and delectable Abbacchio alla Scottadito (tiny lamb chops delightfully called "finger-burners") require surprisingly little fuss but deliver restaurant-caliber results. From artichokes to zucchini, vegetables are the centerpiece in dozens of pasta sauces, antipasti, and side dishes. Luscious but light desserts, such as an ethereal ricotta cake or classic panna cotta make the magical journey complete.Rome, at Homeis also liberally sprinkled with Dunaway’s whimsical watercolors for a wonderfully personal touch.A culinary tour of one of the world's most enchanting cities,Rome, at Homeis equally a marvelous gift and a book to cook from every day.… (more)

Physical description

304 p.; 9.6 inches

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