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Pasta Modern New & Inspired Recipes from Italy

Pasta Modern

New & Inspired Recipes from Italy


Price: $31.50

  • Publication Date: October 15, 2013
  • Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang
  • ISBN: 9781613125502
  • Page Count: 208
  • Illustrations: 50 color illustrations
  • Rights: World/All

In Pasta Modern, Italian food authority Francine Segan challenges the notion that pasta must be traditional or old-world. In this beautifully photographed cookbook, Segan details the hottest, newest, and most unusual pasta dishes from Italy's food bloggers, home cooks, artisan pasta makers, and vanguard chefs. The 100 distinctive pasta recipes, including many vegan and vegetarian specialties, range from simple and elegant (Gemelli with Caramelized Oranges and Crispy Pancetta) to more complex (Neapolitan Carnevale Lasagna) to cutting-edge (Cappuccino Caper Pasta). Tips and anecdotes culled from Segan's Italian travels enhance the easy-to-follow directions, and a glossary of more than 50 extraordinary dried pastas showcases shapes to revive any pasta lover's repertoire. For contemporary, authentic Italian pasta, Pasta Modern is the go-to guide.

Praise for Pasta Modern:

"She lives up to her own billing, well demonstrating a ‘fierce, profound, and zealous reverence for Italian pastas.'" —Booklist (starred review)

About the author

Francine Segan is the author of five cookbooks, including Dolci and The Opera Lover’s Cookbook. She has contributed to Tribune Media Services, Food Arts, and Gastronomica, and has appeared on hundreds of TV programs including the Today show, The Early Show, and Sunday Morning. She has lectured across the country for the Smithsonian, the American Museum of Natural History, and many others. She divides her time between New York and Italy.