Starting with simple and delightful antipasti, such as flavourful Caponata, decadent Venetian Seafood Salad, or aromatic Baked Clams on the Half Shell, the recipes include tempting pasta and risotto dishes such as the rich and gratifying Lasagna Made with Polenta and Gorgonzola Cheese and authentic and creamy Traditional Risotto from Milan. Main courses vary from delicate Pork Tenderloin with Fennel and Rosemary and Fruity Roast Duck with Fresh Figs to wonderful Baked Whole Fish in an Aromatic Salt Crust. Completing this trove of delights are numerous dolci, such as buttery Plum and Polenta Cake and Traditional Flaky Cake with Mascarpone Sauce. Readers will feel like a member of the family while thumbing through heirloom photographs and enjoying the heritage they represent. Brimming with delicious recipes and engaging family lore, The Tucci Cookbook teems with all the robust flavours of Italian culture and tradition. Buon appetito!
Stanley Tucci is an actor, writer, director, and producer. He has directed five films and appeared in more than seventy films and a dozen plays on and off Broadway. He has been nominated for an Academy Award, a Tony, and a spoken word Grammy; is the winner of two Golden Globe and two Emmys; and has received numerous other critical and professional accolades.
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