The Glorious Pasta of Italy (Hardcover)

By Domenica Marchetti, France Ruffenach (Photographs by)

Chronicle Books, 9780811872591, 280pp.

Publication Date: May 18, 2011

List Price: 30.00*
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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

Domenica Marchetti is a writer and cooking teacher specializing in contemporary Italian home cooking. She traces her heritage to Abruzzo and currently lives with her family in Virginia.

France Ruffenach is a San Francisco-based photographer.