From the heart of Italy directly to your table—110 authentic regional recipes
Italian cuisine's abundance of flavor, high-quality ingredients, and regional diversity make it one of the most popular in the world. Unlike some other Italian cookbooks, The Complete Italian Cookbook will help you make beloved dishes in your own kitchen with more than 100 authentic recipes from all over the country.
Get a true taste of Italy with traditional recipes for appetizers and drinks, risottos and polentas, pastas and sauces, pizzas and breads, meat and seafood, and of course, desserts. If you've been searching for comprehensive Italian cookbooks that offer go-to recipes your Nonna would approve of, look no further—The Complete Italian Cookbook is your new passport to culinary adventures. Buon appetito!
A standout among Italian cookbooks, this one includes:
Classic recipes—You won't need other Italian cookbooks with 100+ time-honored recipes that maintain the true preparation techniques, cooking methods, and fresh, seasonal ingredients of traditional Italian cuisine.
Sample menus—Explore multi-course menus, including a Hearty Make-Ahead Supper, a Vegetarian Feast, and a Traditional Roman Supper.
Regional tour—This book goes beyond other Italian cookbooks to offer a brief guide to each region's famous foods, like the peppers, figs, San Marzano tomatoes, and lemons the Amalfi Coast is known for.
All Italian cookbooks should be this thorough! The Complete Italian Cookbook has everything you need to master the art of true regional cooking from the comfort of your home.
About the Author
Manuela Anelli Mazzocco is a recipe developer and photographer, as well as the voice behind Cooking with Manuela, a blog where she shares her passion for food through easy-to-follow recipes. Visit her online at CookingWithManuela.blogspot.com.
“As an Italian Food Ambassador in the US, my goal is to preserve and promote the authenticity of the Italian cuisine in the world, and The Complete Italian Cookbook is an excellent example of how an Italian cookbook should be. Mouthwatering, authentic Italian recipes with easy-to-follow directions, outstanding pictures, organized in courses and by regions. Kudos to Manuela for the great work!” —Al Gambini, Italian Food Ambassador, cookbook author, cooking instructor, award-winning host chef in online food programs
“If you are in love with authentic Italian cuisine, the real recipes that come from simply combining fresh, high-quality ingredients into mouthwatering dishes, this is the book for you! Manuela created a great selection of the best, most delicious Italian recipes covering all the regions, a lovely culinary journey from North to South.” —Barbara Lamperti, creator of BuonaPappa.net and author of The Fuss-Free Toddler Cookbook