Admittedly I am a cookbook addict and when I find a new cookbook that captures my attention for more than a week I know that I have found a good book. Such is the case with David Rocco’s, Made in Italy . I am working on cooking my way through the entire book of 140 recipes featuring simple rustic food.
I had no idea that David had a cooking show on TV when I purchased his book at the Feltrenelli Bookstore on Via del Babuino. I liked the cover and I liked the pictures. Leafing through the book I saw many of the dishes that I have come to love eating and was hopeful that I would be able to remake many of them when I returned to Maryland. I wasn’t disappointed!
Some of my favorites from Made in Italy include; Gateau di Patate (Potato Cake) pg.100, Le Mie Polpette Preferite (My All-Time Favorite Meatballs) pg. 303, and Caponata Napoletana (Caponata Naples Style) pg. 72