This book features delicious pasta sauces for every kind of occasion, from after-work spaghetti suppers to stylish dinner party dishes, with 500 photographs. It presents the very best in simple, speedy and nutritious cooking, from Italian classics to modern noodle dishes. It includes information on types of pasta and noodle, special ingredients and how to cook pasta to perfection. The recipes are beautifully photographed, making it easy to see what you are aiming to achieve. Chapters cover soups, fish and shellfish, poultry and meat, vegetarian, low-fat, and salads. It includes famous recipes, such as Spaghetti Olio e Aglio, Linguine with Pesto, Penne with Tomatoes & Mozzarella and Tagliatelie with Bolognese Sauce. You can try unusual regional dishes, such as Pasta Timbales, Gingered Chicken Noodles or Fish with Fregola. This fantastic book uses wonderful combinations of ingredients to create both traditional classics and innovative recipes. All the sauces are easy to prepare, cook and serve, using widely available ingredients.
Try such delights as Clam & Pasta Soup, Minestrone, Farfalle with Tuna, Squid Ink Pasta with Ricotta, Papardelle with Chicken & Mushrooms, Tagliatelle with Prosciutto & Parmesan, Spaghetti with Meatballs, Pastitsio, or Lasagne Al Forno. Alternatively, you can opt for a delicious noodle dish, such as Cantonese Fried Noodles, Chicken Chow Mein or Individual Noodle Casseroles. This is the essential cookbook for anyone seeking attractive and delicious food ideas that are simple and easy to cook, and will make a valuable addition to any kitchen.
Valerie Ferguson has represented a number of award-winning restaurants while managing her own public relations consultancy, Headlines PR, as well as organizing food and wine workshops for national magazines including Taste, Good Housekeeping and Woman's Journal. She is a highly experienced editor who has worked on many cookbooks.