Author(s): Anna Venturi
'The success of a recipe does not depend on a religious devotion to instructions; it springs from the heart and requires enthusiasm and a genuine love of food'. Anna Venturi has both in abundance. In "Secrets from an Italian Kitchen", she shares her treasured tips that make Italian cooking so special. From adding a pinch of salt when chopping basil to bring out the colour of a pesto sauce, to enhancing a cheese sauce with a little grated nutmeg, Anna demystifies techniques and passes on a storehouse of culinary knowledge accumulated from friends and family all over Italy.Filled with delicious, easy to follow recipes and a wealth of essential information, this book is both a passionate and enlightening guide to Italian cuisine. It includes over 100 recipes and stunning full colour photographs by innovative food photographer Gus Filgate. It is an essential title for any food lover.
Anna Venturi, born in Milan, runs Italian Secrets - a Gourmet Food Shop, Italian Cookery School and Catering Service in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. Anna is a professional with a love of cooking, learnt in classic style from her mother and grandmother.