Wednesday, March 3, 2010

2 Cookbooks to be Published by Phaidon this Spring/Summer

Recipes from an Italian Summer (Phaidon Press; May 18, 2010; $39.95/hardcover) features more than 400 never-before-published quintessential summertime recipes newly collected from the archives of the classic Italian cookbook, The Silver Spoon. Simply prepared without pretension, Italian dishes are designed to make the most of fresh ingredients and to let their natural flavors shine. With its abundance of produce, summer is the ideal season to try the delicious and authentic Italian way of cooking.

The Book of Tapas (Phaidon Press; June 15, 2010; $39.95/hardcover) is the definitive collection of tapas recipes written by the authors of the iconic Spanish cooking bible, 1080 recipes (Simone and Ines Ortega). Featuring more than 250 truly authentic, easy-to-follow recipes, this is a collection of the most delectable small plates that Spain has to offer, from all of its diverse regions. Beginning with a comprehensive glossary of tapas terms and a full chapter of brilliantly photographed ingredients, this is a great way to bring the culture of tapas and flavors of Spain into American kitchens.

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