Easy Pasta: (Hardcover) by Ryland Peters & Small
Packed with over one hundred mouthwatering recipes ranging from the classic to the contemporary, Easy Pasta is sure to bring a taste of Italy to your dinner table. Learn how to make your own pasta dough and discover which sauce works best with which pasta type. If you're looking for a hearty appetizer or light lunch, take your pick from one of the Pasta Soups & Salads, with classics such as Summer Minestrone. Salads for hot, sunny days include Chicken Tonnato and Tuna, Chile, and Arugula. Meat & Poultry covers delights such as Italian Meatballs with Pasta and a Pork and Lemon Ragu. Pasta and seafood always make a winning combination–have a look at the Fish & Seafood sauces section for inspiration with treats such as Herbed Tagliatelle with Shrimp Skewers. For fresh, flavor-packed combinations, turn to Vegetable & Herbs with a delicious Broccoli and Pine Nut Pesto or Portobello Mushroom Pappardelle among the options. Cheese aficionados will find delights such as Gorgonzola, Pecan, and Mascarpone sauce in the Cheese & Cream section while Spaghetti Alla Carbonara is a foolproof dinner-party pleaser. And for cooking ahead, you can't beat Pasta Bakes with tasty twists on familiar classics like Parsley and Pancetta Cannelloni.