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The 5-Ingredient Italian Cookbook: 101 Regional Classics Made Simple by [Francesca Montillo]
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"Francesca represents, via her cookbook, the perfect supper as Italians intended to have it: easy to make, quick to the clock and damn tasty. 5 main ingredients will take you far in the kitchen, this book is the proof."--Fabio Viviani, Chef, Culinary Personality, Restaurateur, Cookbook author, Top Chef Contender on Bravo

"This is the kind of food I love to cook! Francesca, a cooking teacher and tour operator, has triumphed with a book chock full of regional Italian recipes perfect for every day of the week. Reading through the delicious recipes, I am impressed again and again by the depth of flavor and the obvious authentic approach. And the best part, the recipes are simple! The next best thing to buying a ticket to Italy is right here between these covers. Brava!"--Joanne Weir, James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, international cooking teacher, IACP Julia Child Cooking Teacher Award of Excellence recipient, TV personality and host

"Proof that Italian cooking is best when kept simple! If you want to cook Italian, but still feel intimidated in the kitchen, Francesca shares some delicious and authentic Italian recipes in a way that anyone can make. Well-seasoned cooks or even those who are lazy in the kitchen will love this cookbook!"--Richard J. Michelli, Founder & Executive Director of

This book captures the simplicity, quality, and creativity of Italian cuisine in a way that you can easily incorporate into your busy life. Written with heart and expertise, it lets you have a real taste of Italy at home, but it also makes you want to book a flight there as soon as possible!"--Ellie Krieger, nutritionist, TV host and James Beard Foundation award-winning cookbook author

The recipes get right to the heart of what great Italian food is all about: regionality, seasonality, and simplicity. Brava, Francesca!--Domenica Marchetti, author of seven books on Italian home cooking, including Preserving Italy: Canning, Curing, Infusing and Bottling Italian Traditions and Flavors

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

About the Author

FRANCESCA MONTILLO was born in Italy and currently lives and travels between Boston and her native country. As a culinary instructor and culinary tour leader in Italy, Francesca showcases the country's regional cuisines to curious and hungry students and travelers. She is the creator of Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures ( where she chronicles her travel and food experiences.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07MBQHQPL
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Rockridge Press (15 January 2019)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 4820 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 287 pages
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3.0 out of 5 stars Great variety of authentic Italian recipes!
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