30-Minute Italian Cookbook: Classic Recipes Made Fast and Easy (Paperback)

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Authentic Italian dishes ready in 30 minutes

Cooking classic Italian recipes at home doesn't have to mean chopping, stirring, and standing over a stove for hours on end. The 30-Minute Italian Cookbook makes it simple to create authentic Italian dishes using straightforward methods and easy-to-source ingredients.

Join expert culinary tour guide Francesca Montillo on a journey through the regional cuisines of Italy from Milan to Catania. With recipes that take no more than 30 minutes from start to finish, she'll show you how easy it is to enjoy a full Italian meal any day of the week.
  • Authentic recipes—Serve up soups, risottos, pastas, poultry and meat entrees, seafood dishes, sweet treats, and more.
  • The Italian kitchen—Minimize time and effort by knowing how to equip your kitchen and stock your pantry to cook quality Italian meals anytime.
  • Perfect pairings—Round out your meals with suggested wine pairings, along with tips for putting together an impressive antipasti platter.

Enjoy hearty Italian food on a moment's notice with this quick and easy cookbook.

About the Author

Francesca Montillo is a culinary instructor and tour leader in Italy who teaches recipes that are uncomplicated, straightforward, and easily replicated at home. Via her tours, she brings people to the source to learn all about Italian food and wine. Francesca is the author of The Five-Ingredient Italian Cookbook and Pasta in a Pinch. Find her at thelazyitalian.com.

Praise For…

“Francesca Montillo’s book expertly combines classic Italian recipes with easy-to-make dishes that appeal to vegans, vegetarians, and nut-free and gluten-free eaters. The dishes and storytelling peppered throughout the book are inspired by her time spent growing up in Italy, and now, being a tour guide for the country. Readers will enjoy the wide variety of dishes that require just a few, easy steps to maximize flavor with minimal ingredients. And I love her tips for how to store and use up ingredients to prevent waste. This book clearly demonstrates that cooking authentic, regional Italian dishes can be done in just 30 minutes!” —Amelia Levin, food writer and author of 30-Minute Cooking for One: 85 No-Waste Recipes Made Easy

“As a fellow Italian foodie and a registered dietitian, I truly appreciate how accessible and nutritious Francesca has made these classic recipes. These restaurant-quality dishes are now at our fingertips at home. As a seafood fanatic, the Fritto Misto di Mare really caught my eye, and it certainly didn’t disappoint when I made it for my family!” —Andy De Santis, RD, author of The 5-ingredient Heart Healthy Cookbook

“If you love Italian food, this is the book for you! Francesca brings her deep knowledge of Italian cooking to the page. She provides insight on cooking from each region of Italy and easy, delicious recipes from all of them. This book is like a culinary tour of Italy without having to leave home! There are so many dishes here that I know are going to become weeknight staples in my home, including Pizzaiola Style Cod, Chicken Puttanesca, and Cavatelli with Broccoli Pesto, just to name a few.” —Robin Donovan, founder of allwaysdelicious.com and author of 30-Minute Cast Iron Cookbook

“Francesca Montillo simplifies Italian recipes so they can be enjoyed by cooks of all skill levels any day of the week in just 30 minutes. After providing a detailed description of the Italian pantry to prepare your kitchen, Francesca offers a variety of Italian favorites for every taste, from soups and salads to pasta and seafood and ending with a chapter on sweet drinks and desserts. This book is perfect for those short on time who still want to prepare delicious Italian meals.” —Carmella Alvaro, author of Authentic Homemade Pasta
Product Details
ISBN: 9781638070283
ISBN-10: 1638070288
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: August 24th, 2021
Pages: 138
Language: English