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Cucina Simpatica - George Germon

Hardcover Published: 8th May 1991
ISBN: 9780060161194
Number Of Pages: 224

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"Cucina Simpatica" brings to home cooks the luscious, lusty food of Al Forno, the acclaimed restaurant in Providence, Rhode Island. Since opening Al Forno in 1980, owners-chefs Johanne Killeen and George Germon have won a loyal following, rave reviews, and many awards for their superb food.

The recipes reflect their down-to-earth style of hearty yet simple trattoria and Italian home cooking. Included are detailed instructions for making their renowned grilled pizza. While "Cucina Simpatica" is organized by courses--from starters, soups, salads, bruschetta, crostinis, and polenta to pizzas, pastas, grills, roasts, braises, vegetables, and desserts--the authors urge readers to be flexible and make their own choices. A grilled pizza accompanied by a small salad may suffice for dinner. Pasta can be served in small portions as a first course or in larger amounts as the focus of the meal. A platter of roasted vegetables makes a fine meatless meal.

"Cucina Simpatica" inspires home cooks to prepare the rustic, robust Italian-style food from one of America's finest restaurants.

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Introductionp. 11
Startersp. 25
Soupsp. 33
Saladsp. 45
Bruschetta, Crostini, and Polentap. 59
Grilled Pizzap. 75
Pastap. 91
Grills, Roasts, and Braisesp. 119
Vegetablesp. 141
Chutneys, Condiments, and Relishesp. 161
Dessertsp. 181
Indexp. 215
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ISBN: 9780060161194
ISBN-10: 0060161191
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 8th May 1991
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.67