Praise for two other Mary Ann Esposito classics that show home cooks how to prepare authentic and delicious Italian meals with ease!
Ciao Italia Pronto: 30 Minute Recipes from an Italian Kitchen:
“Ciao Italia Pronto gives us everything we have come to expect from Mary Ann – real Italian food, helpful tips and suggestions and an engaging style. But this book lets us have it all in less than thirty minutes! Pronto? Bravissima!"-- Nancy Verde Barr, author of We Called It Macaroni and Make it Italian
“Mary Ann Esposito Gets right to the heart of real Italian cooking in Ciao Italia Pronto!: no-fuss recipes that are quickly made but bursting with flavor. This is Italian home cooking at its best.” -- Nick Magleri, author of Perfect Cakes and How to Bake
Ciao Italia Slow and Easy: Casseroles, Braises, Lasagne and Stews from an Italian Kitchen:
"Mary Ann Esposito's new tome of slow cooked classics hits America right in the appetite with exactly what we are longing for and what we are missing. These spectacular, yet simple, recipes are easy to shop for, simple to prepare and give me a window of readiness that means everyone can always eat together, sharing a comforting kind of Italian cooking that says "grandma" in every language known to mankind's love of the absolutely delicious... Brava, Mary Ann!!!!!!!" -- Mario Batali, author of
"For years I've wondered why somebody hasn't produced a much-needed cookbook exploring Italy's many regional casseroles and stews. Now, finally, Mary Ann Esposito has more than filled the bill with this amazing collection of sumptuous but easy recipes that--at least for me--define the very heart of authentic Italian cooking. From a layered cornmeal pie with sausage and wild mushrooms, to a Sardinian mixed seafood cassola, to an utterly fascinating array of unusual pasta and fruit casseroles, the book is an exciting tour of no-nonsense Italian kitchens bursting with enticing aromas, succulent flavors, and, to be sure, lots of soul-warming cheer." -- James Villas, author of Crazy for Casseroles