Recipes from Mammissima

Mammissima Cookbook

Elisabetta Minervini has brought the vitality of Apulian cooking to her home in London, and in Mammissima she shares the traditional recipes that her children have come to adore. These include orecchiette (“little-ear” pasta), focaccia, pasta al forno (oven-baked pasta), Salento rustic pie, and the ultimate pizza that will get everyone involved. This kind of cooking suits a hectic lifestyle and can be prepared for quickly and easily using inexpensive ingredients.

With enchanting food photography, illustrations, and plenty of personality, this glorious book will allow you to add Italian panache and bring la dolce vita to your own everyday cooking.

A white bowl filled with brodo di pollo on a wooden surface with a fork and spoon beside the bowl.

Brodo di Pollo ~ Italian Chicken Soup

Brodo di pollo is, in essence, Italian chicken soup. And it’s a strong contender for the most soothing chicken noodle soup anywhere. Made by nonnas everywhere.

Salt-Baked Fish

Salt Baked Fish

This salt crusted fish technique consistently results in the moistest, flakiest, most flavorful fish imaginable. Incredibly simple to throw together. Virtually impossible to overcook.