Join Guy Grossi as he travels around the gastronomic paradise that is Italy, tasting the best of Italian food and meeting the passionate artisans who produce it.
All the quintessential Italian ingredients are here, from parmesan to prosciutto, balsamic vinegar to buffalo mozzarella. Discover the wonderful characters behind the ingredients, and the traditional artisan methods that have been passed down through the generations.
Then cook your way through 150 recipes, including Slow-cooked veal shoulder with porcini, Bresaola with gorgonzola, honey and fennel, Artichoke tortellini with capers, lemon and olive oil, Crispy polenta chips with truffle mayonnaise and Vanilla panna cotta, strawberries and aged balsamic. This is irresistible, authentic Italian food you can make at home.
Love Italy is a warm, honest and joyful celebration of real food and real people. It is destined to become a classic cookbook and a must-have for any lover of Italian food and culture.
About the Author
Guy Grossi is a celebrated chef and restaurateur. He is the owner of Grossi Restaurants including Grossi Florentino, Mirka Continental Bistro, Merchant Osteria Veneta, Ombra Salumi Bar and Grossi Trattoria in Bangkok.
As one of Australia's leading authorities on Italian food, Guy has been a judge on My Kitchen Rules and co-host of Italian Food Safari, and has appeared on MasterChef Australia. He also shares his knowledge through his bestselling books, which include Recipes From My Mother's Kitchen, My Italian Heart and Grossi Florentino-Secrets and Recipes.
Guy is a dedicated philanthropist who is particularly interested in assisting young people in need and mentoring others. His restaurants consistently attract praise but what gives him the most joy is the satisfaction of feeding a hungry diner.
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This is an exceptional book for those who are passionate about true Italian food. Authentic recipes rich in history and taste. Superb photography and easy to replicate recipes. The quail with grappa cherries dish is simple but divine. Making the hand rolled fusilli pasta was a true cooking experience. I will be spending a year working through these fabulous recipes and dreaming of my time in Italy. Ordering and service was simple and informative... And the book arrived prior to Xmas!
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 23rd October 2013
Dimensions (cm): 33.0 x 25.7 x 4.7
Weight (kg): 33.0