From salads and light meals to hearty pasta bakes, "Pasta Galore" is the only book you will need to create a deliciously satisfying meal or snack. Spice up your tried-and-tested pasta dishes! Discover diverse methods of cooking one of the world's most popular foods, and boil, bake and fill your way to a world of new tastes and flavours. This comprehensive introduction to both dried and fresh pasta includes suggestions for the best combinations of shapes and sauces, and detailed instructions on how to make your own fresh pasta. With renowned author Valentina Harris' engaging writing and consummate knowledge of Italian cuisine, "Pasta Galore" includes both traditional recipes and contemporary dishes that draw on the wonderful variety of fresh ingredients available from around the world.
Valentina Harris is a celebrity chef, author, broadcaster and lecturer. Her first television series, Italian Regional Cookery for the BBC, was shown in 1990 and 1998 to international acclaim, and she has just completed a new series for television, Tasting History. Valentina is established as a prolific writer on Italian food and cuisine. She is the author of over 20 books on Italian cookery including Classic Italian Cooking and contributes to many leading national newspapers and magazines such as The Sunday Times Cook's Companion and Insight Guide to Tuscany. Valentina is also founder and director of Villa Valentina Cookery Holidays Ltd.