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Sauces and Shapes

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Description for Sauces and Shapes Hardcover. Winner of the 2014 International Association of Culinary Association (IACP) Award The indispensable cookbook for genuine Italian sauces and the traditional pasta shapes that go with them. Num Pages: 400 pages, 24 pages of color photographs; black-and-white drawings. BIC Classification: 1DST; WBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 262 x 213 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1210.
Pasta is so universally popular in the United States that it can justifiably be called an American food. This book makes the case for keeping it Italian with recipes for sauces and soups as cooked in Italian homes today. There are authentic versions of such favorites as carbonara, bolognese, marinara, and Alfredo, as well as plenty of unusual but no less traditional sauces, based on roasts, ribs, rabbit, clams, eggplant, arugula, and mushrooms, to name but a few. Anyone who cooks or eats pasta needs this book. The straightforward recipes are easy enough for the inexperienced, but even ... Read more

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About Zanini De Vita, Oretta; Fant, Maureen B.
Oretta Zanini De Vita was born in Bologna, where she learned the art of pasta making as a child in a local convent school. A respected Italian culinary historian, she has written more than forty books on Italian food and its traditions, including the James Beard Award–winning Encyclopedia of Pasta (2010) and Popes, Peasants, and Shepherds: Recipes and Lore from ... Read more

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"Spend a little time with Sauces and Shapes and instead of asking why anyone might need yet another pasta cookbook, you might find yourself wondering why you would keep all those others."
Russ Parsons - Los Angeles Times "Revelation lies between these covers…This book is as much a fascinating lesson in Italian character as it is generous with dishes ... Read more

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