Biba's Northern Italian Cooking by Biba Caggiano

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Even if your mama wasn't born in Italy, you know how authentic Italian food is supposed to taste -- fresh, flavorful, rich and bursting with that special ingredient: love.

Italian-born Biba Caggiano takes you under her wing with over 200 recipes from Northern Italy in Biba's Northern Italian Cooking. Simple-to-master recipes will have you making tortellini from scratch, authentic pasta sauces, savory meat dishes and luscious desserts in no time. Soon you'll be cooking as if you had grown up in a Northern Italian home. Your kitchen will be filled with the aromas of homemade Minestrone, Tagliatelle Bolognese Style, Shellfish Risotto, Bruschetta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil and Roasted Leg of Lamb with Garlic and Rosemary, just as if you had learned to make them all at the side of a real Italian mama.

Everything from simple dishes for a family meal to more elaborate recipes for special occasions are here in this new edition of a classic that has sold more than 400,000 copies.

About Biba Caggiano

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Biba Caggiano was born in Bologna, Italy's gastronomical capital, where she grew up cooking the food of her native Emilia-Romagna region. Today, she is the chef-owner of the nationally acclaimed Biba restaurant in Sacramento, California, and host of her own internationally syndicated cooking show, "Biba's Italian Kitchen" on The Learning Channel. She is the award-winning author of six bestselling books
Published January 8, 2002 by HP. 259 pages
Genres: Cooking, Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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She will promote her new book with an appearance on CBS's Early Show the same day the book goes on sale and subsequently on Martha Stewart Living and PBS's Home Cooking, followed by a four-city tour.

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