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The top one hundred pasta sauces: authentic recipes from Italy

The top one hundred pasta sauces: authentic recipes from Italy

Seed, Diane

With flavours bursting from the simplest ingredients, authentic Italian pasta dishes can make home cooking truly sensational. In this collection, Diane Seed shares the best sauce recipes she has encountered in 40 years of living, eating and cooking in Italy

Hardback, Book. English.
Rev. ed.].
Published London: Square Peg, 2012
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Available at Moor Allerton.

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Statement of responsibility: Diane Seed
ISBN: 0224095323, 1446484718, 9780224095327, 9781446484715
Note: Previous ed.: s.l.: Rosendale, 1987.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: xix, 180 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: Cooking (Pasta); Cooking, Italian.; Food and Drink.

Author note

Diane Seed has lived in Rome for 30 years and has built up an international reputation for her unrivalled knowledge of Italian regional cuisine. Her first cook book,Top One Hundred Pasta Sauces, sold over a million copies and was translated into 12 languages. Diane runs her cookery school, Italian Gourmey, in Rome, writes for various magazines and travels the world giving lectures, lessons and demonstrations. She worked frequently for the International Olive Oil Council, and for eight years as the Italian food consultant for Marks and Spencer in the UK.


I bought my copy of this book more years ago than I can count ... I remain loyal to this trusted volume, and am so happy to see a reissue which makes the title available to those who missed it in its original edition||Diane Seed is one of the few foreigners to take Italian food to her heart. She has a very big knowledge of it and in this she has written about pasta sauces thoroughly
Antonio Carluccio||To talk of pasta, the essence of the family, is like telling the story of the people and Seed, with her sensitivity for the food and for Italian culture, is one of its great interpreters
Alfonso Iaccarino, 2-Michelin-starred chef and owner, Ristorante Don Alfonso