How to Eataly: A Guide to Buying, Cooking, and Eating Italian Food
By Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich, Joseph Bastianich, Oscar Farinetti, Adam Saper, and Alex Saper
The secrets to Italian cooking, straight from the source: Eataly, the wildly popular food emporium that is founded in Italy. "The more you know, the more you will enjoy" is the philosophy behind Eataly, and it is the idea behind this essential compendium of Italian cooking. Here, Eataly's team of experts, including Mario Batali and Lidia Bastianich, cover everything you need to know about Italian food, starting from the ground up. Learn how to assemble an antipasto platter, how to eat breakfast like an Italian, and how to use pantry flavor boosters like capers and anchovies. The first secret to the best cooking, of course, is the best-quality ingredients. How to Eataly tells you what to look for in the market, then offers one hundred recipes for contemporary classics such as Acorn Squash with Lentils, Vesuvio Pasta with Sausage, and Panna Cotta with Streusel. In addition, the book is packed with simple ideas for what to do with staples, from olive oil to mozzarella. Whether you are cooking from scratch or using some store-bought components, How to Eataly empowers you to create delicious meals by fostering a total understanding of Italian cooking.
Eataly is a worldwide retailer of the highest quality Italian foods, with more than twenty-six stores, including ten in Italy, thirteen in Japan, and two in the United States. Mario Batali is the author of nine cookbooks and the chef of three restaurants. Lidia Bastianich is the author of eight cookbooks and the chef of six restaurants. Joseph Bastianich is the author of Vino Italiano and Restaurant Man. Oscar Farinetti is the creator and founder of Eataly. Adam and Alex Saper are the brothers who helped bring Eataly to America.