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Fabio's American home kitchen : more than 125 recipes with an Italian accent
Viviani, Fabio.
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Hachette Books, [2014]
Physical Description:
279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Fabio's kitchen notes : assumptions and some common sense -- In the beginning : appetizers and snacks -- On the light side : soups, salads, and sandwiches -- Great grain : pastas and rice -- The main event : entrees -- On the side : veggies and other accompaniments -- Morning meals : breakfast and brunch -- Sweet endings : desserts -- Menus for special occasions.
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TX723 .V5788 2014 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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From the home kitchen of chef, restaurateur and media personality Fabio Viviani, more than 125 recipes for his favorite American dishes, infused with his own special Italian flair.

Chef Fabio Viviani may have been born and raised in Florence, Italy, where he perfected the classic Italian cooking that has made him famous, but he has embraced the food of his new home with a passion. In FABIO'S AMERICAN HOME KITCHEN, he shares the Italian-inflected recipes that he cooks for family and friends.

Written in Fabio's charming voice, with easy-to-follow instructions and ingredients that can be found in any well-stocked supermarket, the book also includes suggested menus as well as lists of recipes ranging from quick and easy to make-ahead, family-friendly, good for a crowd, and entertaining. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs throughout, FABIO'S AMERICAN HOME KITCHEN is a book that home cooks will reach for again and again.

Author Notes

Fabio Viviani was born in Florence, Italy, where he started working at the Trattoria Il Pallaio when he was fourteen. Fabio appeared on the fifth season of Top Chef and was among the final four contestants; he was named "Fan Favorite," and returned to Bravo to compete in Top Chef All-Stars and appeared on Life After Top Chef.

Fabio is the author of Fabio's Italian Kitchen, and the owner and executive chef of Café Firenze in Moorpark, California; Firenze Osteria in Los Angeles; and Siena Tavern in Chicago. He will be opening more restaurants in Chicago and Miami soon. Fabio Viviani is a brand ambassador for Bertolli products.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Fabio's Kitchen Notes: Assumptions and Some Common Sensep. 3
In the Beginning: Appetizers and Snacksp. 7
On the Light Side: Soups, Salads, and Sandwichesp. 31
Great Grain: Pasta and Ricep. 71
The Main Event: Entréesp. 103
On the Side: Veggies and Other Accompanimentsp. 159
Morning Meals: Breakfast and Brunchp. 189
Sweet Endings: Dessertp. 217
Menus for Special Occasionsp. 265
Acknowledgmentsp. 267
Indexp. 269