The Glorious Pasta of Italy

The Glorious Pasta of Italy

By Domenica Marchetti; France Ruffenach (Photographer)

Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811872591, 280pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2011

Celebrating pasta in all its glorious forms, author Domenica Marchetti draws from her Italian heritage to share 100 classic and modern recipes. Step-by-step instructions for making fresh pasta offer plenty of variations on the classic egg pasta, while a glossary of pasta shapes, a source list for unusual ingredients, and a handy guide for stocking the pantry with pasta essentials encourage the home cook to look beyond simple spaghetti. No matter how you sauce it, The Glorious Pasta of Italy is sure to have pasta lovers everywhere salivating.

About the Author
A former newspaper reporter, DOMENICA MARCHETTI is the author of six cookbooks on Italian cooking, including Ciao Biscotti and The Glorious Pasta of Italy. Her articles and recipes have been featured in The Washington Post, Food & Wine, Fine Cooking, and Cooking Light, and on Leite's Culinaria and's Kitchen Window, among others.