Lidia's Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrees: A Cookbook

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Oct 16, 2012 - Cooking - 240 pages

The beloved chef presents her most accessible and affordable cookbook to date, a gathering of more than 100 Italian recipes that have become Lidia's go-to meals for her very own family—the best, the most comforting, and the most delicious dishes in her repertoire.

     In Lidia’s Favorite Recipes, you’ll find a fresh take on more than 100 of Lidia’s signature and irresistibly reliable dishes, including:

·         Fried Mozzarella Skewers—Spiedini alla Romana
·         Escarole and White Bean Soup—Zuppa di Scarola e Cannellini
·         Ziti with Broccoli Rabe and Sausage—Ziti con Broccoli Rabe e Salsicce
·         Baked Stuffed Shells—Conchiglie Ripiene al Forno
·         Eggplant Parmigiana—Melanzane alla Parmigiana
·         Savory Seafood Stew—Zuppa di Pesce  
·         Chicken Cacciatore—Pollo alla Cacciatore        
·         Veal Ossobuco with Barley Risotto—Ossobuco di Vitello con Risotto d’Orzo
·         Cannoli Napoleon—Cannolo a Strati      
·         Limoncello Tiramisù—Tiramisù al Limoncello

From the classic sauces to the delicious desserts, these recipes have been revised and updated to be more concise and clear, but just as soul-satisfying as ever. With new information about the affordability, seasonality, and nutritional value of the ingredients, this book shows there is no question why these dishes are the easiest and most enjoyable to bring to the family table for your most memorable moments. Beautifully illustrated throughout with full-color photographs, Lidia’s Favorite Recipes will give both new cooks and longtime fans something extraordinary to celebrate. 


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I only received this cookbook the other day. But I have made some sauces I was looking for. They came out very good. I enjoy this cook so I new I would like her cookbook. Read full review


Shrimp and Mixed Bean SaladInsalata di vamheri e Fagiali Misti
EggBattcrcd Zucchini RollUpslnvolrini di Zucchini Frini
Smllion and Asparagus SaladInsulate di Sculogno c Asparagi
Red Cabbage and Bacon SaladInsalaza di Iavolo Rosso e Pancetta
Sausage Egg and Peppers Breakfast Sublanino eon Frittata di leperoni
PrimiPastas Polentas and Risottos
Smorhered Escar0leSrrola AlTugala
Braised Swiss Chard and Iannellini BeansZimiuo di Bietole e Fagioli
Shrimp Prepared in the Scampi StyleScampi
Lamb Slew with OlivesAgnello ncip nciape
Almond Pine Nut IookiesAmaretti con Pinoli
Chocolate Biscotti PuddingBudino di Gianduia
Irépes with Chocolate and ValnutsPalacinke
Chocolate llrcatl ParfaitPanc ll Cinccolato a Cucchiaio

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LIDIA MATTICCHIO BASTIANICH is the author of eight previous cookbooks, five of which have been accompanied by nationally syndicated public television series. She is the owner of the New York City restaurant Felidia, among others, and she gives lectures on Italian cuisine throughout the country. She lives on Long Island, New York.

TANYA BASTIANICH MANUALI received her PhD in Renaissance art history from Oxford University. In 1996 she started Esperienze Italiane, a travel company that arranges food, wine, and art tours to Italy. She also coauthors cookbooks with her mother, Lidia; manages Lidia's product line; and serves as the cultural and art consultant for the art series. She lives on Long Island, New York.

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