A Culinary Journey
in conversation with TUCKER SHAW
This event includes a book signing
November 28, 2018
Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
This event is free; no tickets are required.
Harvard Book Store welcomes celebrated chef and food author JACK BISHOP—Chief Creative Officer of America's Test Kitchen—for a discussion of ATK's latest cookbook, Tasting Italy: A Culinary Journey. He will be joined in conversation by TUCKER SHAW, the editor-in-chief of Cook's Country.
About Tasting Italy
In Tasting Italy, the experts at America's Test Kitchen and National Geographic bring Italy's magnificent cuisine, culture, and landscapes—and 100 authentic regional recipes—right to your kitchen.
Featuring 100 innovative, kitchen-tested recipes, 300 gorgeous color photographs, and 30 maps, this illustrated guide takes you on a captivating journey through the rich history of Italian cuisine, region by region. Rich excerpts feature the origins of celebrated cheeses, the nuances of different wine growing regions, the best farmer's markets in Venice, and more. Intriguing prose illuminates key ingredients, from olive oil and how it's made to the various pasta shapes of Northern Italy. In every region, the food experts at America's Test Kitchen bring it all home, with foolproof recipes for standout dishes as well as hidden gems: Piedmontese braised beef in lustrous red wine sauce, crispy-custardy chickpea flour farinata pancakes from Genoa (achieved without the specialty pan and wood-burning oven), and hand-formed rustic malloreddus pasta of Sardinia that is a breeze to make.
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