Italian Country Cooking: The Secrets of Cucina Povera
Italian Country Cooking is about the real food of Italy. It is about cucina povera, the name Italians give to traditional cooking, the kind that is more likely to be found in humble trattorias, homes and farmhouses than in fancy restaurants.
As cookbook author Loukie Werle explains, cucina povera has no adequate translation–it can mean “poor cook” or “country food”–but it t...more
Italian Country Cooking: The Secrets of Cucina Povera by Loukie Werle. 5★♥
cucina povera, according to the author, it's pronounced koo-CHEE-nah POH-veh-rah. And that there isn't an exact translation, but "the poor cook" and "country cook" is a good description. And that it's all "about the real food of Italy." Well the recipes she has on here sounds good. My mom and I are tempted to try some. But alas, this book is for my aunt (who's mother is 100% Italian). But we are tempted to buying this ...more
The first section of the book is devoted to pasta, probably my second favorite food after cheese, an ...more