Pasta Passion

Pasta Passion

by UrsulaFerrigno (Author)


Pasta is the ultimate storecupboard staple and the original '5-minute meal'. With the addition of just a few simple ingredients it's possible to make a stunning dish to suit all occasions and palate. Bestselling author Ursula Ferrigno's passion for pasta and her unique source of simple but authentic recipes, many from her own family, make this the essential book on pasta. "Pasta Passion" begins with an introduction on how to make and cook your own fresh pasta, basic pasta sauces and tips on how to match sauces to pasta shapes. With over 140 recipes and ideas, the chapters that follow feature dishes for every occasion from Instant Pasta, to Everyday Pasta Dishes, Light and Healthy, Cook Ahead and Pasta to Impress. There are traditional favourites such as Fettucine Alfredo (with butter, cream and cheese), classics with a twist like Spaghetti al Pesto di Rucola (with rocket pesto) and more adventurous dishes such as Vincigrassi Aperto (open lasagne with ceps and parma ham).


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
Edition: 01
Publisher: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
Published: 18 May 2007

ISBN 10: 184400449X
ISBN 13: 9781844004492

Author Bio
Ursula Ferrigno is passionate about pasta - indeed she has to have pasta in some shape or form every day! She is a professional chef and food consultant with over seventeen years of experience of food retailing, cooking in restaurants, contract catering, writing and developing menus and recipes, as well as freelance consulting. She is an authority on all aspects of Italian food and specialises in teaching the diversity of this great cuisine, both here and in Italy. Ursula's numerous books include Easy Italian, Truly Italian, Risotto, Bringing Italy Home, Truly Madly Pasta, and Trattoria. Her television appearances include GMTV, TVAM, Granada TV, BBC North and BBC Radio's Food Programme.