The Glorious Pasta of Italy

By Domenica Marchetti; France Ruffenach (Photographer)
(Chronicle Books (CA), Hardcover, 9780811872591, 280pp.)

Publication Date: May 2011

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Description
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 four cookbooks with Chronicle: The Glorious Soups and Stews of Italy; Big Night In: More Than 100 Wonderful Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends Italian Style; The Glorious Pasta of Italy (named one of the eight best single-subject cookbooks of the last 25 years by the editors of Cooking Light); and The Glorious Vegetables of Italy (2013). Her articles and recipes have been featured in The Washington Post, Food and Wine, Fine Cooking, and Cooking Light, and on Leite's Culinaria and NPR.org's Kitchen Window, among others. She is a founding member of the new online magazine American Food Roots, which launched in October 2012 and explores why we eat what we eat. She also blogs about Italian home cooking at her web site, www.domenicacooks.com; and is active on Twitter (@domenicacooks), Facebook (facebook.com/domenicacooks), Instagram (@domenicacooks), and on Pinterest.

Melissa Leapman is widely-published sweater designer whose patterns have been featured in a variety of premiere needlework publications. The author of numerous books on crochet, Leapman lives in New York City.
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