Part of what has made Marcella such a beloved teacher and author is her unique ability to present each recipe as a narrative, with subplots, characters, and rich history. This latest collection of 120 tantalizing recipes demonstrates just how many delicious new stories she still has to tell.
Alongside her classic recipes are essays offering in-depth information on the techniques that make authentic Italian food so delicious. In a volume whose novel format pulls the reader into class with Marcella, she provides recipes and instructions for everything from fruit to seafood, meats and grains, and a valuable Master Class chapter complete with tips and procedures for handling ingredients to get the most flavor out of them. Pure and simple, it is as close as you can get to have Marcella alongside you in your kitchen.