Monday, 27 January 2014

Review: 'Perfect Pasta' by Julia della Croce

Perfect Pasta: Quick, Easy, and Delicious by Julia della Croce, 2006, Weldon Owen, $9.99, softbound, 111 pages. Category/Genre: cooking. Cover: good. Where we got it: bought it. Where you can get it: Amazon, Barnes and Noble. 

This book is divided into three sections: recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less, recipes that take 15 minutes or less of hands-on preparation (giving you free time while the dish cooks), and recipes made in big batches to be divided up and used for meals throughout the week. 

Della Croce also provides tips on planning, shopping for, and cooking quick and easy pasta dishes. 

Recipes include spaghetti alla carbonara, pasta with beans and escarole, farfalle with roasted garlic and eggplant, penne with spring vegetables, bucatini with pesto, sausage lasagna, and spaghetti with meatballs. 

If you like this one, try: Quick-Fix Vegetarian, by Robin Robertson. 

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