The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

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Pan Macmillan UK, Oct 1, 1995 - Cooking - 736 pages

"If this were the only cookbook you owned, neither you nor those you cooked for would ever get bored." Nigella Lawson

Marcella Hazan is widely regarded as one of the greatest Italian cookery writers in the world and The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking is her masterpiece.

Aimed at cooks of every level, be they beginners of accomplished chefs, it is an accessible and comprehensive guide to authentic Italian cuisine and should find a place in the kitchen library of anyone who is passionate about good food.

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User Review  - Elizabeth Minchilli - Goodreads

A classic that all those interested in Italian cooking should have on their shelves. Like many others, this is the book that truly taught me the basics of Italian cooking. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Marcella Hazan (1924-2013) was born in the village of Cesenatico, Italy. She earned a doctorate in natural sciences and biology from the University of Ferrara. In 1956 she married Victor Hazan, an Italian-American who subsequently gained fame as a wine writer, and the couple moved to New York City a few months later. Marcella was widely considered by chefs and fellow food writers to be one of the foremost authorities on Italian cuisine. Her cookbooks are credited with introducing the public in Britain and the United States to the techniques of traditional Italian cooking.

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