Eataly: All About Pasta: A Complete Guide with Recipes
Text by Natalie Danford, Photographed by Francesco Sapienza
Learn how to make pasta the authentic Italian way with tips, techniques, and recipes from the chefs of Eataly, the world's greatest Italian food market. From dried pasta to fresh pasta and stuffed pasta, this book culls the wisdom of Eataly's pasta experts and presents dishes, some classics but many with a modern bent, that feature everyone's favorite food.
All about Pasta serves as the ideal kitchen companion, whether you would like to master mixing and forming the dough from scratch or you just want to expand your repertoire of easy weeknight sauces for store-bought pasta. Organized by "families" of pasta, the book explains every major pasta shape: its history, the best sauce pairings, and the inside scoop on signs of quality in the market. Recipes range from all-time favorites such as Tortellini in Brodo and Tagliatelle alla Bolognese to contemporary creations from Eataly's restaurants such as Kale Fusilli with Butternut Squash and Penne with Duck and Olive Ragù. All about Pasta provides everything the home cook needs, in one quick-reference volume, to prepare delicious pasta dishes whether for an elegant dinner party, a make-ahead buffet, or a quick family meal.
About The Author
Eataly is a worldwide retailer of the highest quality Italian foods, with more than 26 stores including 5 in the United States. Eataly stores are destinations in themselves. The layout is based on the traditional piazza marketplace model, with various ingredient-focused boutiques, bars, cafes, and restaurants sprinkled throughout the store in a casual layout that encourages consumers to be active participants in an innovative food and beverage experience where they shop, taste, and savor high-quality traditional Italian food products and beverages along with local produce and artisanal products. Its guiding philosophy: the more you know, the more you enjoy.