Author(s): Laura Zavan
Pasta is a family favourite that's perfect for entertaining too. The 82 recipes in this book are super easy. Home cooks can recreate the tasty dishes they enjoy at their favourite restaurant and discover new ones. Pasta Basics has nine chapters: Basics, Express, Vegetarian, Fish and Seafood, Meats, Salads, Lasagnas, Ravioli, Gnocchi. Some of the superb recipes are: Pesto, Meat sauce, Rigatoni with ham and gorgonzola, Pappardelle with wild mushrooms, Spaghetti with fresh tuna, Mussels with saffron. The My Cooking Class series takes a refreshing approach to learning the art of home cooking. The recipes are presented in complete visual sequences from start to finish, and every ingredient and every step is shown from above in full colour so it's as true to life as possible - just like a real cooking course. Written instructions accompany each recipe, and specialized tasks, such as making homemade pasta, are clearly demonstrated. Variations, notes and glossaries are welcome additions to each class.A" My Cooking Class replicates a professional cooking course and will transform how home cooks learn to prepare dishes and meals. Every ingredient, pot, pan and tool is shown, not just described, making this new visual cookbook format deliciously simple.
This series includes books on Pasta, Vegetable, Chocolate, Sauce, Steaming, Middle Eastern, and Indian Basics. Each book includes 60-100 recipes, each with not just an image of the finished product, but photos of every step. Perfect for the family chef, foodie, or cookbook collector.--James Sanford"Battle Creek Enquirer" (01/03/2013)
Originally from Venice, Laura Zavan is a chef, food stylist, instructor, culinary consultant and a regular contributor to France's Regal and Elle magazines.