Books: Cooking by Cuisine -> Cooking Italian
Published: May 1, 1995
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The publisher, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.
This companion volume to the PBS series contains every recipe featured on the show --100 in all -- as well as wonderfully warm memories of Italian family life, a wealth of practical tips, and
even a free CD of delightful dinner music (mail-in offer for postage and handling).
B and W illustrations and photographs throughout.
The launch of Nick Stellino's "Cucina Amore" on public television stations marked
the debut of a new kind of television chef and a new style of cooking show. The authentic trattoria setting and casual, relaxed atmosphere allow viewers to feel as if they are actually dining with their host while being entertained with stories about his
beloved grandmother, Nonna Maria, his perfectionist father, Don Vincenzo, his mother, Massimilliana, and his brother and partner-in-mischief, Mario--all the while learning how to re-create the authentic Italian dishes he was taught to make at
This companion cookbook, Cucina Amore, brings you all the warmth, love, and culinary delights that have made Nick Stellino so successful. Here you will find one hundred simple and delicious recipes--ranging from Caponata to Wild Mushroom
Salad, Ossobuco to Country Style Roasted Potatoes, and Sicilian Cheesecake to Tiramisu--along with all of Nick's wonderful family memories, and the secrets he has learned both at home and as a professional chef to make the cooking both simple and
And for the first time in any cookbook, we have included a CD of delightful Italian dinner music to inspire the cook's creativity and enhance the diners' pleasure. For Nick Stellino, cooking for others is a joy and a celebration, and
with this music he is inviting all home chefs, their families, and their guests to join in the festivities.
With the versatility and perennial popularity of Italian food, and the growing awareness of the Mediterranean diet as a healthy way of
eating, Cucina Amore is a cookbook you will turn to again and again.
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