Rustic Italian Food - Marc VetrI, David Joachim
In this follow-up to his acclaimed Il Viaggio di Vetri, renowned chef Marc Vetri celebrates the rustic, handcrafted cuisine of Italian home cooks while advocating a hands-on, back-to-the-basics approach to cooking.
Slow-cooked meats, homemade breads, flavorful pastas…these are the comforting foods that people actually want to cook and eat. With 120 recipes, Rustic Italian Food shows home cooks of every skill level how to create the hearty comfort food that Italians have been baking, roasting, and curing in their own kitchens for generations, such as Fig and Chestnut Bread, Spinach and Ricotta Gnocchi, Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder, and Apple Fritters. Vetri also shares the personal stories and rich history behind these dishes, captivating readers with his culinary talent and his storytelling.