Expanding on the success of the Williams-Sonoma Essentials series, Essentials of Italian is the series' first foray into the realm of international cuisine. The book reveals the secrets that regional Italian cooks have known for ages for preparing simple, flavorful meals.
The book opens with a thorough discussion of the culinary traditions for which Italy is famous, with information on ingredients and dishes that define each region. Beautifully photographed recipes rely on only the best ingredients.
- Over 130 delicious classic Italian recipes; full-color photography
- Suggestions for alternative ingredients, recipe variations, and accompaniments
- Comprehensive glossary of ingredients and culinary terminology.