Recipes from Molto Gusto

Molto Gusto by Mario Batali

Chef Mario Batali’s zest for life infuses the casual Italian fare that has made his restaurant Otto Enoteca Pizzeria a perennially popular New York City destination. Now you can have the flavors of Otto at home, with Molto Gusto, a collection of recipes for everyone’s favorites, from pizza, pasta, and antipasti to gelati and sorbetti.

Mario has written the definitive book on great pizza making for the amateur, the novice, the foodie, and the gourmet cook, teaching how to make really great pizza at home without any fancy equipment. Here too are recipes for classic pizza, Otto’s special pizzas, and even kids’ pizzas.

Two plates of shaved asparagus and pecorino salad on a tablecloth

Asparagus and Pecorino Salad

The asparagus in this salad is sublimely sweet and is beautifully balanced by salty pecorino and tart zinginess of lemon.

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Radishes with Butter Dressing

Radishes with Butter Dressing

A riff on that old standby of a bunch of radishes, a crock of butter, and a pinch of salt, this nifty little number comes together easily and impressively.

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