This title explores the authentic taste of Italy, with 130 classic and regional recipes shown in 270 stunning photographs. Create fresh and authentic Italian food with this collection of inspiring recipes for soups, antipasti, pasta, risotto, pizza, poultry, main courses, vegetarian dishes and desserts. It features a range of mouthwatering dishes, such as Stuffed Roast Peppers with Pesto, Ravioli with Crab, Sicilian Lasagne, Wild Boar Cacciatora and Tiramisu. There is a fully illustrated practical reference section that describes the most commonly used ingredients, herbs and flavourings as well as plenty of useful hints and tips. Each beautifully photographed recipe is easy to follow and features a complete nutritional analysis and calorie count to help you plan your meals. Italy is home to a wonderful range of delicious dishes. Each region has its own favourite ingredients and cooking techniques and unique character. Fresh, bright and contemporary, this beautiful book is filled with 130 traditional and contemporary recipes. Each dish has details of all the ingredients you will need and easy-to-follow instructions to help you achieve perfect results. The book features traditional classics such as Panzanella Salad, Osso Bucco with Risotto Milanese, and Stuffed Squid as well as tempting desserts and bakes, such as Cassata, Tuscan Citrus Sponge, and Chocolate Salami. Stunningly illustrated with over 270 beautiful photographs, this is the essential guide to classic Italian cooking.