Now Eat This! Italian

Now Eat This! Italian

Favorite Dishes from the Real Mamas of Italy: All Under 350 Calories

By Rocco DiSpirito

Grand Central Publishing, Hardcover, 9780446584517, 366pp.

Publication Date: September 25, 2012

Description
Weight-conscious food lovers no longer need to deprive themselves of the ever-popular cuisine of Italy. Award-winning celebrity chef and #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Rocco DiSpirito's latest "Now Eat This " book is the solution . In his signature style, DiSpirito has recreated 100 classic Italian recipes to be healthy and low in calories and fat-yet still full of flavor. After travelling to Italy and perfecting the dishes side-by-side with the chefs who make them best-the Italian mamas-he offers sinful pastas, sauces, and desserts you never thought you could eat while keeping healthy, including: Spaghetti with My Mama's Meatballs, Mozzarella en Carozza, Chicken Parmigiana, Hand-Torn Pasta alla Bolognese, Sausage and Peppers, Classic Cannoli, Chocolate and Hazelnut Espresso Budino, and much more NOW EAT THIS ITALIAN proves that Italian food doesn't have to be calorie-packed to be delicious. All under 350 calories, these full-flavor, low-fat recipes are sure to indulge your appetite without packing on the pounds.


About the Author
Rocco DiSpirito entered the Culinary Institute of America at the age of sixteen, and at eighteen began working with legendary chefs worldwide. The James Beard Award winning chef opened the Union Pacific in New York City, where he established his culinary credentials. He was named "Food & Wine" s Best New Chef and was the first chef to grace the cover of "Gourmet" as America s Most Exciting Young Chef. DiSpirito stars in his own syndicated television show, "Now Eat This with Rocco DiSpirito", and he is the author of nine cookbooks, including the "New York Times "bestsellers "Now Eat This! Diet" and "Now Eat This! Italian".