Domenica Marchetti shows us how to cook and entertain at home like a native Italian. She brings appealing specialties to the table that fill the stomach and warm the heart of anyone who pulls up a chair. Seventy-five delicious dishes include the likes of Veal and Mushroom Stew in a Puff Pastry Crust and Gabriella's Lasagna alla Bolognese. And luscious desserts such as Chocolate Grappa Cake make the perfect ending to a wonderful evening. Tips on planning the meal make it easy for everyone—including the host—to have a memorable big night in, with the pleasure of Italian-style cooking and the hospitality that can only be found at home with friends and family.
Domenica Marchetti cooks and writes about food from her home in Virginia. She is the author ofThe Glorious Soups and Stews of Italy.