Italian Street Food

Publisher details

Italian Street Food
Author
Paola Bacchia
Publisher
Hardie Grant
Genre
Cookbook
Released
01 November, 2016

Synopsis

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 laneways 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 and in the laneways. Italian Street Food is not just another Italian cookbook; it delves into these back streets 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 gelati-making skills with authentic Italian flavors such as lemon and basil, affogato and aperol and orange.
Paola Bacchia
About the author

Paola Bacchia

Paola Bacchia was born in Australia to Italian migrant parents and their Italian food culture. Her earliest memories are of her mamma's meat sugo bubbling away on the stove-top and her father's grappa distilling in the garage. Her family returned to live in Italy when Paola was just five, where she nurtured her love of Italian food. Paola 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.

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