The Country Cooking of Italy

Category: Authors on Stage
Location: Adrian Lamb Room

From Colman Andrews and Hirsheimer and Hamilton, the team behind the James Beard Award-winning The Country Cooking of Ireland, comes The Country Cooking of Italy, an expansive and exquisite celebration one of the best-loved cuisines in the world. In Italy, the farm has always been close to the table, the best dishes, even the sophisticated ones, tend to derive from simpler fare, and while there are plenty of world-class chefs and eateries, the most respected and influential cook is always Mamma.

Packed with 230 sumptuous recipes that explore every region, from Piedmont to Puglia, The Country Cooking of Italy highlights the abundant flavors of the land and an ingredient-focused culture deeply rooted in rural traditions, all set against the backdrop of Andrews’ vivid storytelling and more than 100 of Hirsheimer’s glorious images. While Italian cooking has been the subject of many a cookbook, The Country Cooking of Italy presents this sensual, simple, and incomparable cuisine as you’ve never seen it before. An instant classic, this luxe, engaging package with spectacular dishes for every course will delight home chefs, armchair travelers, and the legions of Italian food lovers everywhere.