Marcella's Italian Kitchen

Marcella's Italian Kitchen Cover

Marcella's Italian Kitchen

By Marcella Hazan

Knopf Publishing Group, Paperback, 9780679764373, 368pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 1995

Description

With 12 pages of color photographs



About the Author
Marcella Hazan (1924-2013) was born in Cesenatico, a fishing village on the northern Adriatic shore of Italy. She studied for a career in the sciences and received two doctoral degrees from the University of Ferrara in Emilia-Romagna. In 1955 she married Victor Hazan, an Italian-born American, and moved with him to New York, where she began teaching Italian cooking classes in her apartment. In 1973 she published her first cookbook, "The Classic Italian Cook Book", which introduced Americans to authentic Italian food. Her cooking schools in Italy draw students from around the world. Hazan was the recipient of two Lifetime Achievement Awards (from the James Beard Foundation in 2000, and the IACP in 2004) and a knighthood from her own country. She was the author of five additional classic cookbooks and a memoir.