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Italian Street Food: Recipes From Italy's Bars and Hidden Laneways

Written by Paola Bacchia

  • October 4, 2016
  • Hardcover
  • Cooking - Regional & Ethnic - Italian
  • Smith Street Books
  • 8-1/4 x 10-3/8
  • $35.00
  • $47.00
  • 978-1-925418-18-7

About This Book

Eighty-five delicious recipes from Italy’s street food scene. We’re all familiar with Italy’s classic recipes, but few are aware of the traditional dishes that come from a burgeoning street-food scene. Hidden behind the town squares, away from the touristy restaurants, and down back streets are little-known gems offering up some of Italy’s tastiest and best-kept secret dishes that the locals don’t want you to know about. Italians are a social bunch who love to share, therefore it comes as no surprise that food is often prepared and shared on the streets. Italian Street Food is not just another Italian cookbook; it delves into these backstreets to bring you some of Italy’s most exciting food. Learn how to make authentic polpettine, arancini, stuffed cuttlefish, cannolis, and fritters, and perfect your gelato-making skills with authentic Italian flavors such as lemon and basil, affogato and aperol, and orange. With beautiful stories and photography throughout, Italian Street Food brings an old and much-loved cuisine into a whole new light.

About the Author

Paola Bacchia is one of Australia’s most popular Italian food bloggers. Her blog, Italy on My Mind, tells the story of family memories and their connections to food. It won awards for best food blog in 2013 and 2015 by ITALY Magazine. Paola returns to Italy every year to expand her knowledge of Italian food, its traditions, and innovations.

Reviews

  • "Another must have for me are cookbooks that celebrate street food. 85 recipes from Italy’s streets await us in this title." 
    —Cookbook Junkies

    "Italian Street Food: Recipes from Italy's Bars and Hidden Laneways by Paola Bacchia from Smith Street Books is a stunner. "
    Eat Your Books
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