In this new book from the Godfather of Italian food, Antonio Carluccio turns his attention to his favourite vegetables. With an original collection of 120 recipes, re ecting both traditional and modern style, Vegetables inspires us make the most of the humble veg- Italian style- be it raw, cooked or preserved.
Antonio describes in loving detail how to buy and prepare 100 different varieties of vegetable, from leaves and roots to pods, seeds and shoots, and from squashes, pulses and grains to herbs, spices, nuts and mushrooms. Although vegetables are at the very heart of his recipes, Antonio also shows us how to complement them with meat and fish. Recipes showcase the versatility of vegetables through vibrant salads, tarts, pasta, soups and stews, risotto, dips, jams and pickles as well as cakes, biscuits and ice cream.
Try swiss chard and artichoke tart, beetroot lasagna, sausage and pine nut stu ed onions, sweet and sour pumpkin and wild mushroom strudel, and discover that the Carluccio way with vegetables is unsurpassed.› More