'The Mama's Kitchen' series is a celebration of the fascinating and diverse culinary traditions from different communities as continued by families today. It looks at the typical fare and its significance within the culture and then gives it a modern twist.
The Italian Mama's Kitchen is a celebration of the fascinating and diverse culinary traditions from different Italian communities as continued by families today. Using a technique of reportage and focusing on the mother of the household, we catch a glimpse of how the old and new worlds meet and marry. Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi share their favourite everyday recipes, and those popular for special occasions as they have been passed down through the generations. They record the cooking skills learnt from Giancarlo's mother and grandmother and divulge those family secrets that give certain dishes that extra zest that set them apart. The authors dip into their stash of homemade recipes for producing perfect pasta, polenta, and then puddings with a twist. Split into seven helpful chapters; breakfast, antipasti, contorni, zuppe, pasta, secondi and dolci. The Italian Mama's Kitchen will give you the confidence to create much-beloved, complete Italian meals.
Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi are the owners of Cafe Caldesi in London. Established more than twelve years ago, it is a true family business inspired by the cuisine of Giancarlo's native Tuscany. The majority of their dishes are recipes that have been handed down verbally from generation to generation, keeping with true Tuscan family tradition. This is their first book.
Italian Mama's Kitchen by Giancarlo Caldesi
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Octopus Publishing Group
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.