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
The first section of the book is devoted to pasta, probably my second favorite food after cheese, an...more