Created for Italian food-lovers, Fresh Italian Cooking presents more than 100 authentic recipes for cooking fresh, healthy, and delicious Italian dishes. From starters to small plates, pasta to main courses and desserts, this recipe collection brings together simple, fresh ingredients to create rich and varied Italian meals.
Direct from Italy's best chefs, here are authentic recipes from every province of the countryside, all featuring fresh, seasonal ingredients. Traditional favorites such as caprese, panzanella, risotto, fresh basil and tomato pestos, plus dishes with pasta of every shape and size combine with mouthwatering Italian discoveries: sample fresh-from-the-garden sweet and sour zucchini, try pasta salad with salmon, lemon, and fennel, or savor stuffed peaches and fresh fruit layer cake. Each recipe is developed and tested in the test kitchens of the Academia Barilla's own cooking Institute, and each easy-to-prepare dish is bursting with fresh ingredients and the rich, sunny flavors of Italy.