Italy's Great Chefs and Their Secrets Cookbook Review


Italy's Great Chefs and Their Secrets Cookbook Review

Italy's Great Chefs and Their Secrets Book ReviewItaly's Great Chefs and Their Secrets
Provided by Academia Barilla
Reviewed by Kaitlin Weiler


Italy's Great Chefs and Their Secrets offers readers a comprehensive guide to Italian cuisine through the eyes of some of Italy's most renowned chefs. This book highlights the differences between the cuisines of Italy's many regions and provides you with a formidable amount of knowledge about the secrets to Italian cooking.


The nuances of Italian cooking and cuisine are deeper and more complex than you might realize. Italy's Great Chefs and Their Secrets demystifies the intricacy of cuisine in Italy through twenty sections, each of which is dedicated to a specific region of Italy. Thirty chefs lend their expertise to explain the origins of particular dishes, as well as what makes that region's cuisine unique. The book also helps explain the various factors, from historical to geographical, that affect regional cuisine.


Each section of the book concludes with several recipes that will help you recreate authentic, traditional Italian recipes at home. The books centers around the idea that each region's distinctive dishes are born out of home cooking and the tradition and ingredients that are specific to each of Italy's regions. With this book's collection of recipes, you will able to taste the food of Italy, one region at a time. The recipes are also accompanied by full-page, color photographs by Lucio Rossi that manage to capture the sheer aesthetic beauty of Italian cuisine.


This book does an amazing job of creating context for the many regional dishes of Italy through Italy's best chefs and their recipes. Italy's Great Chefs and Their Secrets illuminates the intricacies of regional Italian cuisine and helps break down the myth that there is only one definition of Italian cooking.

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