Thus instead of sticking closely to the pairings of shape and sauce in Encyclopedia ofPasta, we decided to give recipes for about a hundred traditional sauces and soups still being made in home kitchens throughout Italy and to suggest ...
Author: Oretta Zanini De Vita
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Includes 150 recipes for making authentic Italian sauces, soups and handmade pastas at home, as well as clear instructions for the necessities when stocking an Italian pantry, cooking al dente, stuffing ravioli and selected cheeses. 35,000 first printing.
Italians do contend, though, in all seriousness, that cer- tain shapes are designed for specific sauces. Concave shapes hold thick meat sauces better; long, smooth shapes are better suited for relatively homogenous and thinner sauces.
Author: Ken Albala
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
Category: Social Science
This “living” text provides readers with a solid understanding of the three cuisines that have had the greatest impact on the globe historically. Deep knowledge of Italian, Mexican, and Chinese cuisines illuminates many of the great historical themes of the past 10,000 years as well as why we eat the way we do today.
Italians are passionate about their pasta and insist that only certain shapes go with certain sauces. Long pasta, such as spaghetti or linguine, tends to accompany light tomato or fish sauces. And short pasta shapes, such as penne or ...
Author: Gennaro Contaldo
Full of enticing, authentic and, most of all, quick-to-prepare recipes, Gennaro Contaldo’s new book demonstrates how to whip up a delicious Italian feast in 40 minutes or less. From lightning-fast risottos to perfectly pronto pastas, speedy soups and delightful desserts, these recipes showcase the very best Italy has to offer, while requiring very little time in the kitchen. Featuring food from all the major regions of Italy, these quick recipes really make the most of the amazing fresh produce for which Italy is renowned. The result is delicious, nutritious food that can be on the table in minutes – perfect for busy families or for easy entertaining. Beginning with a handy guide to keeping your Italian larder full of the best ingredients to whizz up a speedy supper, the book is split into sections covering Soups, Salads, Pasta, Rice, Meat, Fish, Vegetables, Sauces and Desserts ensuring that you have a wealth of recipes at your fingertips. From lemon-infused steam-baked mackerel to classic pasta recipes and quick chocolate raspberry pots you can impress friends and family with a stunning menu in minutes. ‘His talent for cooking and story-telling changed my life and food forever.’ Jamie Oliver ‘The man cooks like an angel and no ordinary angel.’ Matthew Norman, Sunday Telegraph
... and proving the lack of hurtful made up as already directed for pie - crust . Then effects after eating them , will not willingly go roll out to one - eighth of an inch thick , cut in back to the melted - butter sauces . shapes ...
Pairing pasta and sauces Pasta comes in a multitude of shapes and sizes, many devised for a specific type of dish. Pasta geometry should be paired with the thickness and viscosity (or stickiness) of the sauce.
Author: Stuart Farrimond
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
How do I cook the perfect steak? How do I make succulent fish every time (and should I keep the skin on)? What is the trick to making the perfect soufflé? Food scientist Dr Stuart Farrimond answers all these questions - and many more like them - equipping you with the scientific know-how to take your cooking to new levels. In The Science of Cooking, fundamental culinary concepts sit side-by-side with practical advice and step-by-step techniques, bringing food science out of the lab and into your kitchen. Get the answers to your cookery questions with intriguing chapters covering all major food types from meat, poultry and seafood, to grains, vegetables, and herbs. Why does chocolate taste so good? Is it OK to reheat cooked rice? How do you tell if an egg is fresh? The Science of Cooking has the answers to your everyday cooking questions, as well as myth busting information on vegan diets and cholesterol. Perfect your cooking with practical instruction - and the science behind it.
With each recipe I have indicated the shape or shapes of pasta that are best suited to that particular sauce. If you want to use another shape – because you cannot find the one listed, or because you have already a similar shape in your ...
Author: Anna Del Conte
Nigella Lawson described Anna Del Conte's book Portrait of Pasta as 'The book that actually changed the way the English thought about Italian cooking... and the instrumental force in leading us from the land of spag bol, macaroni cheese and tinned ravioli'. Now Anna Del Conte has fully updated and revised that book, introducing many new recipes, to create Anna Del Conte On Pasta. This is a delicious collection of 120 recipes, many of which can be cooked within minutes. The book starts with a fascinating historical account of pasta, then guides you through how to cook pasta, and explores the different types of pasta. The recipes, which come from every region of Italy, are divided into easy to navigate chapters on meat, dairy, vegetables, soups, stuffed and baked pastas. This is a classic Italian cookbook, and will quickly prove essential in your kitchen. Her accolades include the prestigious Duchessa Maria Luigia di Parma prize for Gastronomy of Italy, in 1987; the Premio Nazionale di Cultura Gastronomica Verdicchio d'Oro prize for her contribution to the dissemination of knowledge concerning authentic Italian cooking, in 1994 and In 2010, she was awarded the honour of Ufficiale dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, in recognition of the importance of her work in keeping alive Italy's good image in the UK.
Certain shapes work best with certain sauces and garnishes. For thin brothy sauces, concave shapes like conchiglie (small shells) and orecchiette (“little ears”) scoop up flavorful sauce with every bite. They also work best for dishes ...
Author: Jay Weinstein
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
From mushroom-stuffed tomatoes to roasted butternut squash, The Everything Vegetarian Cookbook by renowned chef and radio personality Jay Weinstein, makes preparing delicious vegetarian meals easier than ever before. In this comprehensive, all-purpose cookbook, Mr. Weinstein provides you with simple instructions to create a variety of savory vegetarian meals--whether you are on an ovo-lacto, macrobiotic, or vegan diet, or are someone who simply wants to reduce meat intake. The Everything Vegetarian Cookbook not only gives you options for meat substitutes, it also helps you ensure that you're getting the proper nutrients and protein while on a vegetarian diet. Whether you want to cook a one-course dinner for the family or an elaborate feast for special guests, this book can satisfy even the heartiest appetite.
а There is an almost endless choice of pasta shapes , sizes and sauces . On top of this , you can choose a dried , fresh or filled pasta to best suit your sauce . A quick , easy and economical meal , pasta can either be served as a ...
The editors of Prevention offer more than fifty creative, healthy, and delicious recipes for pasta that emphasize low-fat cooking, including Cheese Ravioli with Peas and Pesto, Turkey Tetrazzini, and much more.
Canned Whole Peeled Tomatoes Here's a secret: l\/lost great Italian restau— rants' red sauce is made with canned tomatoes. They're picked at the height oftomato season and canned instantly, preserving the intensely sweet, acidic flavor ...
Author: Jen Ator
Category: Health & Fitness
You probably have enough on your to-do list, and adding hours of exercise and perfect dieting to it won't guarantee hot-body results. Frankly, if a diet and fitness routine feels too strict or time consuming, it usually backfires and won't work long term. The solution? Shape-Up Shortcuts, the ultimate collection of fitness and diet tips from Jen Ator, CSCS, and the editors of Women's Health. This must-have manual offers hundreds of smart, effective tips and troubleshooting techniques that will help you transform your body—even if you can spare only 5 minutes a day! Inside, you'll find: More than 20 exclusive workouts from the country's top trainers that will reshape your body in less than 30 minutes Calorie-saving food swaps; quick, delicious recipes; and time-saving kitchen techniques to make cooking a breeze (even for beginners!) Hundreds of tips that work with your schedule—like 2-second life changers, postworkout beauty fixes, and slim-down secrets—to take the stress out of healthy living Shape-Up Shortcuts unlocks the secret to successful, lasting weight loss: It's all about doing a little bit better each day. So what are you waiting for? Get into the best shape of your life—now!
It is toothsome and hearty, the ideal foil for olive oil–based sauce. Commercial dried eggless pasta comes in a huge number of shapes. Smooth sauces tend to go with simpler shapes (think spaghetti), and chunkier sauces tend to go with ...
Author: Marco Canora
Publisher: Rodale Books
The key to confident cooking lies not in learning to follow intricate recipes but rather in mastering a select handful of truly appealing yet straightforward dishes that invite experimentation and improvisation to reflect the seasons and the cook's own palate. In Salt to Taste, Chef Marco Canora presents a tempting repertoire of 100 soulful recipes that embody this philosophy perfectly: food that is comforting and familiar but with a depth of flavor and timeless appeal that mark the dishes as true essentials of the contemporary table. Each meticulously written recipe offers insightful lessons drawn both from memories of his mother's cooking and his years as one of New York's most respected chefs, guiding the way to a delicious dish every time. Extensive chef's notes suggest ways to streamline the process and enhance the savory results, marrying the precision of the professional kitchen with the warmth of home cooking. Those looking to elevate their cooking from merely good to truly spectacular will find much here to inspire them, while those in need of culinary coaching will learn that creating greatness is within reach. With a little forethought, care, practice, and observation, any cook can quickly gain the confidence to "salt to taste."
Dried pasta comes in many shapes and sizes, most of which are best suited to a particular type of sauce. ... Thicker long shapes are dressed with sauces that may also be based on butter, cream and cheese, which also go well with ...
Author: Anna Del Conte
Gastronomy of Italy – the seminal work on Italian food, first published in the 1990s – is revised and updated and illustrated with new photography. This classic book leaves no stone unturned in its exploration of Italian gastronomy. Anna Del Conte, the doyenne of Italian cooking, defines the country's regions, ingredients, dishes and techniques for a new generation in her comprehensive explanation of its culinary terms. This simple A-Z format covers all elements of Italian gastronomy from abbacchio to zuppe inglese. There are over 200 recipes, including the great dishes from every major region of Italy. Variations on the classics – pasta, polenta, gnocchi, risotto and pizzas – sit alongside Anna's recipes for versions of Italian favourites, such as peperonata, lamb fricassée, ossobuco and less well-known regional specialities. Specially commissioned photographs of the dishes, ingredients and techniques along with maps of the regions, makes this a truly unique and invaluable book. This new digital edition allows the reader to navigate, bookmark, and search the content quickly, as well as provide useful links between recipes. Word count: 197,000
MATCHING SHAPES TO SAUCES There are no strict rules governing the choice of a sauce to accompany a specific pasta shape . But you'll find through trial and error that certain sauces go best with particular shapes or weights of pasta .
Author: Sheldon Margen
Publisher: Penguin Random House
The single most authoritative guide to shopping and eating for better health and a longer life.
Sauce in the Pot Returning the drained pasta to the pot and then saucing it ensures evenly coated, hot pasta. You generally need 3 to 4 cups of sauce per pound of pasta. Pairing Shapes and Sauces There are dozens of shapes of.
Author: Cook's Illustrated
Publisher: America's Test Kitchen
In this follow-up to 2014's best-selling Kitchen Hacks, the expert editors at Cook's Illustrated magazine have applied the same creative thinking to a new Q&A-style book. Kitchen Smarts packs together hundreds of definitive, researched, kitchen-tested answers to questions large and small, common and bizarre. There are no dumb questions but there are dumb--and wrong!--answers, we're here to protect you from those and help you become a better, more confident cook.
The women then shape the crushed beans, while they are still warm, into pyramids, squares, or balls, depending on the locality [just like with meju in Korea]. After the shapes have cooled, they are tied with rice-straw rope and hung ...
For introductory courses in general culinary arts and food and beverage programs. Attractively designed and extensively illustrated with color photographs, line drawings, charts, and sidebars, this introduction to cooking and food preparation presents information that is relevant to today's student chef. It emphasizes an understanding of cooking fundamentals, focuses on the preparation of fresh ingredients, and provides information on other relevant topics, such as food history and food chemistry.