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Weight Watchers simply the best : Italian : more than 250 classic recipes from the kitchens of Italy.
Weight Watchers International.
Publication Information:
New York : Macmillan, 1999.
Physical Description:
viii, 328 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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RM222.2 .W3263 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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From antipasto to zuppa, Weight Watchers Simply the Best Italian offers more than 250 recipes for the best regional Italian dishes. Simply the Best Italian takes you on a whirlwind tour of the kitchens of Italy. It supplies you with hundreds of recipes that are quick to prepare and quite healthful, focusing on good-for-you ingredients that are staples in the Italian kitchen, like fresh vegetables, pastas, grains, and plenty of heart-healthy olive oil. From the best of Italy's home-style favorites to delicious trattoria dishes, Simply the Best Italian has classics like Risotto alla Milanese, Lamb alla Cacciatora, Spaghetti alla Carbonara, and Insalata alla Caprese. But only Weight Watchers can provide you with healthful renditions of Lasagne with Tomatoes and Cheese, Deep-Dish Sausage Pizza and Eggplant Parmigiana. To top off your meal or to satisfy a sweet tooth, Simply the Best Italian offers delectable dolci like Espresso Granita, Chocolate-Almond Biscotti or Torta di Ricotta. What's more, Simply the Best Italian reveals the secrets and tricks all great Italian cooks know.Clever and easy tips abound, as does useful information, such as how to choose the perfect wine for your meal or the subtle difference between olive oils. If you're following the popular Weight Watchers 1-2-3 Success? Food Plan, you'll be happy to know that each recipe features POINTS? values as well as nutrition information. Even if you aren't following a weight-loss plan, you can rest assured that you'll be eating healthful yet delicious food - Weight Watchers Simply the Best Italian is a book that lives up to its title.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
1 Antipastip. 1
2 Soupsp. 27
3 Pastap. 49
4 Risottos, gnocchi, and polentap. 109
5 Frittatasp. 135
6 Saladsp. 143
7 Fish and shellfishp. 165
8 Poultryp. 185
9 Meatsp. 203
10 Vegetablesp. 225
11 Bread and pizzap. 259
12 Dessertsp. 295
Indexp. 317