Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking by Mario Batali

Mario Batali is a rock star in the food world. He wears those orange clogs like he doesn't even care how absolutely hideous they are. But I'll forgive the Iron Chef the fashion faux pas given his ability to make Italian cuisine so simple, yet so delicious.

The recipes in Molto Gusto are inspired by his restaurant Otto Enoteca Pizzeria in NYC, which I have had the privilege of dining at. The food at Otto is so simple, yet so tantalizing on your palate that it's hard to believe its lack of pretention. However, the recipes in this book are so simple that it's sort of almost not worth making a cookbook out of them. But for someone looking to learn new techniques and nuances of food (e.g. how to grill pizza), then look no further. 

Molto Gusto: Easy Italian Cooking by Mario Batali
Published: April 6, 2010
Publisher: Ecco
Pages: 272
Genre: Cookery 
Audience: Home Cooks
Disclosure: Purchased Copy

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1 comment:

  1. i love his food... been at Mozza in LA and it's delicious!!!