Anna Del Conte Italian Cookery

Author(s): Anna Del Conte


"The Hamlyn Classic Recipes" series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. This definitive cookbook contains over 75 signature recipes accompanied by beautiful photography. In this elegant collection of Italian cuisine, you'll find delicious traditional dishes such as Bucatini with pancetta, Beef braised in Barola, Calamari stuffed with rice, parsley and garlic and Pistachio ice cream.


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Anna Del Conte is the definitive authority on Italian food - both Delia and Nigella cite her as a great influence. Delicious dishes presented clearly, alongside beautiful photography. A fantastic gift as a stand-alone book, but also part of a collectable series.

Anna Del Conte is one of the greatest living experts on Italian food. Born in Milan, she read History and Philosophy before leaving for London in 1949 where she quickly became the first cookery writer in England to specialise in Italian food. Both Nigella and Delia cite her as their favourite Italian food writer and her culinary expertise has been acknowledged with countless awards.

ANTIPASTI; Including: Carpaccio, Stuffed mussels, Aubergines stuffed with sausage, pine nuts and currants and Seafood salad. PRIMI; Including: Spaghetti alla puttanesca, Ravioli Milanese style, Creamed fish soup and Pizza Napoletana. SECONDI; Including: Baked fresh sardines, Beef braised in Barolo, Calamari stuffed with rice, parsley and garlic and Breaded veal escalopes. CONTORNI; Including: Sauteed broccoli in oil and garlic, Peperonata, Fennel alla Milanese and Stewed artichokes and broad beans. DOLCI; Including: Strawberries with balsamic vinegar, Italian trifle, Morello cherry tart and Ricotta cake. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS;

General Fields

  • : 9780600621782
  • : Octopus Publishing Group
  • : Hamlyn
  • : April 2011
  • : 190mm X 140mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : 641.5945
  • : 160
  • : 70 photographs
  • : Anna Del Conte