Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of public radio’s The Splendid Table®, invites you into her kitchen with the third installment of her e-book series, Eating In with Lynne Rossetto Kasper. This latest issue, Italian Holidays, is a full-fledged Italian-inspired menu that can get you from Thanksgiving to the New Year.
In Italian Holidays, Lynne explains the Italian way of eating (slowly and happily). It includes a collection of antipasti, pasta, three main course choices (including a delicious take on the holiday bird), side dishes and show-stopping desserts. The menu is easily tailored to feeding whoever joins your table, no matter their dining preferences, be they vegan, vegetarian or omnivore. Recipes include Roasted Peppers with Toasted Almond Crumbs, Mozzarella Bites in Fresh Cream, Broken Bridegroom Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Parsley and Lemon, Sicilian Fish Soup, Roast Turkey en Porchetto, Risotto of Cinnamon-Pepper Roasted Squash, Garlic-Glazed Tuscan Kale, Frozen Italian Trifle and many more for creating a memorable holiday feast.
You will also learn about unique Italian cheeses, mussels, olives, and anchovies, and why apple cider vinegar may be the very best buy in vinegars. You’ll get a lesson in how to cook risotto ahead of time and an invaluable guide to buying your holiday turkey — they are not all created equal.
Lynne is the guru of all things food to the worldwide listeners of her award-winning public radio show, The Splendid Table® from American Public Media. To Lynne, recipes are akin to the fingers of your hand; they can stand on their own or flex in many directions. And that's what Lynne does in every issue of Eating In with Lynne Rossetto Kasper, a combination of in-depth cooking lessons and the diary of a curious and highly opinionated eater. Each issue provides a full weekend menu, variations to turn leftovers into new dishes, tips, ingredient advice and audio clips from The Splendid Table®.