Saveur Cooks Authentic Italian

by The Editors of Saveur Magazine, Colman Andrews

ISBN-10: 0811832678
ISBN-13: 9780811832670
Region: Italy
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: August, 2001
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Savoring the Recipes and Traditions of the World's Favorite Cuisine

Finally available in paperback, Saveur Cooks Authentic Italian takes a new generation of readers into the kitchens of Italy to sample pasta and risotto made the right way, fish and shellfish dishes redolent of the sea, hearty treatments of meat and game, and tempting desserts. Along the way, the traditions behind this wonderful cuisine are revealed, from a seafood feast with a Venetian fishmonger to the secrets behind pesto in Genoa. Readers will enjoy a lasagna-making lesson in Bologna and learn the lore of white beans in Tuscany. Featuring award-winning writing, hundreds of stunning color photographs, and more than 120 recipes, here is a celebration of the world's best-loved cuisine.

Saveur is the definitive culinary and culinary-travel magazine. It has been honored with three American Society of Magazine Editors awards and 15 James Beard journalism awards. (

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About Colman Andrews

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Colman Andrews is the former editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine and an internationally acclaimed food and travel writer.  He is the author of numerous classic and definitive cookbooks and has written extensively for major newspapers and food and travel magazines including Saveur, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, Metropolitan Home, the Los Angeles Times, and many more.

A leading authority on the food and culture of Spain’s Catalonia region, Andrews has also been a restaurant critic since 1972. Andrews is listed in “Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America,” and is a member of the James Beard Foundation, a James Beard Foundation Awards Judge, and a recipient of five awards from the foundation, including the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award. He is the recipient of the International Association of Culinary Professionals’ Bert Greene Award for magazine food journalism. He is also a member of Share Our Strength’s Culinary Council, and gave the keynote address at the 2005 Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery.

Under Andrews’ leadership Saveur magazine was nominated for 16 National Magazine awards and won the honor three times, including the award for General Excellence in 2000. Andrews lives in New York City and Riverside, Connecticut.  (

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