99% Fat-free Italian Cooking: All Your Favorite Dishes with Less Than One Gram of Fat

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Doubleday, 1999 - Cooking - 275 pages
With this newest addition to their 99% fat-free cookbook series, bestselling authors Barry Bluestein and Kevin Morrissey present their version of America's favorite cuisine.
They broke new ground with The 99% Fat-Free Cookbook by proving that tasty, sophisticated, and virtually fat-free meals could be made without resorting to artificial ingredients. With 99% Fat-Free Appetizers and Desserts, they applied those same principles to two of the most popular and potentially fat-laden courses of any meal. In 99% Fat-Free Meals in 30 Minutes, they conquered the time factor.
Now, with 99% Fat-Free Italian Cooking, they bring their expertise to bear on one of America's favorite cuisines. While Italian food may, for some, be synonymous with olive oil and cheese, it is also famous for its use of healthy grains, pasta, and rice. Bluestein and Morrissey have conquered polenta, tamed risotto, and made peace with pasta, but they also include a full range of 99% fat-free meats, poultry, and fish, with dishes ranging from Seafood Salad to Sausage Calzones to Veal and Couscous-Stuffed Red Peppers to Chicken Piccata to Tuscan Stew. Nor do they forget those delicious Italian desserts, such as Chocolate Tiramisu.
As in all their books, the authors include a listing of essential 99% fat-free pantry items, a section explaining special techniques and equipment, and a selection of suggested menus.
In short, 99% Fat-Free Italian Cooking is a must-have book for all Italian food-lovers concerned with limiting their dietary fat.

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Even the most rigid of the food police acknowledge that some dietary fat is necessary, and most experts agree that an overall 30 percent of calories from fat is acceptable. Nevertheless, Bluestein and ... Read full review

Contents

THE 99 FATFREE ITALIAN PANTRY
1
appetizers Antipasti
25
soups Zuppe e Minestre
45
BREAD Pane
59
RIsOTTO Risotto
75
DRIED PAsTA Pasta Secca
89
FRESH PASTA Pasta Fresco
107
sauces Salse
121
POLENTA Polenta
167
vegetables Contorni
181
SALADS Insalate
195
U PIZZA FOCACCIA AND CALZONES
211
Pilie Focacce e Caloni
213
13 DESSERTS Dolci
227
lb liqueurs Spiriti
247
259
265

fish and shellfish Pesce e Frutti diMare
135
meat and POULTRY Carne e Pollame
151
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About the author (1999)

Barry Bluestein and Kevin Morrissey are the bestselling authors of three earlier 99% fat-free cookbooks; The Complete Cookie; and several other cookbooks, including The Bountiful Kitchen, which was nominated for a 1998 Julia Child Cookbook Award. They live in Chicago, where for six years they were the owners of Seasoned to Taste, a store specializing in cookbooks.

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