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Publisher Description

Italian food is the ultimate comforting home-cooked cuisine. Full of rich, robust flavors, enticing aromas, and exuberant colors, homemade Italian cuisine is a celebration of love for both food and family. With The Italian Cookbook for Beginners, you won't need to travel far and wide to enjoy the authentic flavors of Italy. With simple, delicious recipes that bring the hearty flavors of Italy into your home, this is sure to become one of your most cherished Italian cookbooks.


If you are new to the art of Italian cooking, The Italian Cookbook for Beginners will show you how to cook like an Italian mama. You'll get over 105 authentic Italian Cookbook recipes using affordable everyday ingredients straight from your local grocery store. Enjoy Italian Cookbook recipes for every meal, and occasion, including fresh homemade pizza, flavorful Eggplant Parmigiana, and comforting Italian-style pork chops. You'll also get amazing tips from the editors of The Italian Cookbook, including pointers on buying fresh fish, matching sauces with pastas, or planning your own traditional multi-course Italian feast.


While many Italian cookbooks may rely on fancy techniques, hard-to-find ingredients, or specialized tools, all you'll need to create mouthwatering Italian dishes is The Italian Cookbook for Beginners and a desire to mangia.

Cookbooks, Food & Wine
December 11
Callisto Media Inc.
Callisto Media, Inc.

Customer Reviews

LauraMcLeod ,

Easy Italian Cooking

The Italian Cookbook for Beginners (Salinas Press) makes cooking Italian easy.
The food of Italy encompasses the dishes of twenty different, distinctive, regional cuisines. This delicious food is surprisingly easy to make. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about cooking Italian for your family and friends. The book begins with a guide for choosing olive oil, tomato sauces, appetizers, olives, and antipasto platters. You’ll also find recipes for soups, salads, egg dishes, sandwiches, panini, pizza, vegetables and sides, pasta and risotto, fish and shellfish, poultry and meats, and desserts.

trappinglight ,


I picked this up for supplemental info on marinara sauce. Me and my girlfriend have been experimenting with the garden ingredients and I believed this could help guide us into the right direction. Turns out that this book contains everything I needed for homemade pizza crust as well, which is a staple around my household. Date night has become more interesting since I have an array of awesome Italian cuisine that both me and my girl can enjoy :)

AnneGrace22 ,

Great for beginner and expert cooks alike!

The Italian Cookbook for Beginners is a wonderful book full of step-by-step recipes and brief histories of some great Italian dishes. It is a perfect cookbook for someone just learning to cook as it provides details about each dish and about preparation for each dish. Along with serving sizes and explanations of Italian food names, this cookbook allows for a realistic start to some amazing Italian cooking. If you are looking to learn how to cook, this book is the book for you!

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