Giuliano Hazan's Thirty Minute Pasta

Giuliano Hazan's Thirty Minute Pasta Cover

Giuliano Hazan's Thirty Minute Pasta

100 Quick and Easy Recipes

By Giuliano Hazan; Joseph De Leo (Photographer)

Stewart, Tabori, & Chang, Hardcover, 9781584798071, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009


Now that America’s low-carb obsession is over, home cooks are once again looking to prepare well-balanced meals that include everyone’s favorite foodpasta. Few of us, though, have the leisure to create a classic Bolognese meat sauce from scratch. For those who are as pressed for time as they are starved for a toothsome bowl of beautifully sauced pasta, Giuliano Hazan has created 100 scrumptious pasta dishes that can be put together in half an hour or less.  Hazan’s repertoirehearty pasta soups, fresh-from-the-greenmarket vegetarian dishes, and meat and seafood sauces that take their cue from the classics of Italian cuisinewill let you bring healthful, hunger-satisfying pasta back to your family’s weeknight-supper table. Included are recipes for last-minute dishes, as well as useful advice on stocking your pasta pantry, choosing cooking equipment, and figuring out which pasta shape goes with which kind of sauce. PRAISE FOR GIULIANO HAZAN’S THIRTY MINUTE PASTA Grazie, Giuliano, you’ve made busy weeknight dinners pasta perfect.” Book Page
Highly recommended for time-pressed home cooks.” Library Journal
The Italian food expert has created a cookbook combining various types of pasta in ways that even people with little free time can enjoy.”  San Francisco Chronicle
Hazan’s latest title just keeps on satisfying, with so little effort on my part.” Austin Chronicle
Using few ingredients, simple directions, quick results and wonderful Italian taste. Daily News of Los Angeles

About the Author
"Giuliano Hazan" teaches students "how to cook Italian" at cooking schools throughout North America and abroad; in Italy, together with their partner Marilisa Allegrini, Hazan and his wife have a school in Verona's wine country. Hazan also imports Italian specialties under the label A&H Selections. He lives in Sarasota, Florida, with his wife, Lael, and their two daughters. His website is

Chester Hastings has been the chef and cheesemonger for over 12 years at family-owned and -operated Joan's on Third in Los Angeles.