Marcella’s Italian Kitchen

Publisher: Knopf
In her most personal cookbook, the James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award-winning author captures every aspect of Italian home cooking—from appetizers to ice cream. Including almost 250 recipes, Marcella’s Italian Kitchen brings home cooks the authentic tastes of Italy. Here are Fettuccine with Clams and Zucchini and Veal Scaloppini with Hazelnuts and Balsamic Vinegar, Cauliflower Salad with Red Pepper, Olives, and Anchovies and Amaretti and Custard Cream Semifreddo. Drawing on her experiences growing up in Italy, Hazan has crafted the ultimate guide to Italian food.


“Not only [Hazan’s] finest book but one of the best on that glorious subject to come my way.” —Leo Lerman, Gourmet
“Once you get started with this book it’s hard to stop.” —The Washington Post
“Another wonderful collection from our reigning queen of Italian cooking. Perfectly balanced recipes, and not too complicated either.” —Cook’s magazine
“It’s almost as good as a trip to Italy!” —New York magazine
“The name Marcella Hazan is synonymous with great Italian cooking. . . . To my mind, Marcella’s Italian Kitchen is a classic.” —Craig Claiborne