This practical volume presents a collection of more than 140 sensational recipes that make the most of this universally popular food in soups, main courses and salads that are full of flavor but low in fat.
As well as containing recipes found all over Italy you can also discover regional Italian, Sicilian and Sardinian specialities, as well as Asian noodle dishes from China, Indonesia and Thailand.
In this book you can learn how to make quick-and-easy sauces for a midweek meal or a delicious feast for guests, using simply a few fresh ingredients or store-cupboard items. There is inspiration for cooking with a variety of produce, from vegetables, pulses and aromatic herbs to fish, seafood, poultry and meat, in recipes that recreate the authentic flavors of an Italian kitchen.
Whatever the time of year you will find a suitable recipe in this book. What could be more appealing for a low fat, al fresco lunch than luscious Pasta, Melon & Prawn Salad, bursting with fresh seasonal produce, followed by colorful Eliche with Chargrilled Peppers, or a hearty Farmhouse Soup and spicy Spaghetti with Mixed Bean Chilli on a cold winter's night.
With over 200 superb color photographs, simple step-by-step instructions and a tempting collection of pasta and noodle recipes, this cookbook is a must-have for pasta lovers who are watching their weight.