With endless pasta, homemade breads, and slow-cooked meats, Italian cuisine can certainly be the quintessential comfort food. But did you also know that there is a nuanced cultural story behind every dish? Marc Vetri’s new book Rustic Italian Food combines artisan culinary talent, storytelling, and 120 rustic recipes for home cooks to drool over as they go about creating healthy and delicious comfort food, Italian style.
Don’t know the ins and outs of rustic Italian cooking? No worries, Vetri explains it all with simple step-by-step stories for any weeknight meal or special occasions. With recipes ranging from Fusilli with Fava Beans and Pecorino to Chocolate Zabaione Tart, Mark Vetri’s Rustic Italian Food is sure to inspire a love for all things Italian. Available in stores and online for $35.