About Carol Field

Carol Field

Carol Field is an award-winning journalist who's contributed to Bon AppétitFood & Wine and Gourmet, and written five cookbooks—In Nonna’s Kitchen, Focaccia, Italy in Small Bites, Celebrating Italy, and The Italian Baker—as well as the novel Mangoes and Quince. She's won two IACP Cookbook Awards and a James Beard Award. She lives in San Francisco yet visits Italy frequently.

Ciabatta Recipe

Ciabatta

Every once in a while, along comes a loaf that’s so rustic, so memorable it ruins every other bread experience. Here’s that loaf.

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Biga

Biga

Behind every unforgettable loaf of Italian bread you’ve daintily nibbled or hungrily inhaled is a biga, or starter dough, just like this one. Nonna not included.

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Country Focaccia with Red Pepper Topping

Carol Field explains how to create a rustic italian bread, or focaccia, studded with sage and smothered with red bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, and basil.

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Italy in Small Bites

Matchstick Zucchini Salad

Zucchini is sliced into thin strips, cooked with garlic, then tossed with a lemon dressing flavored with rosemary and sage. A perfect summer salad recipe.

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Italy in Small Bites

Walnut and Raisin Coffee Cake

Ciambella is a delicious Italian coffee cake filled with plump raisins and toasted walnuts and spiked with marsala or rum. Goes great with a glass of wine.

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  • 1 H, 40 M
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