Recipes from Twelve Recipes

Twelve Recipes Cookbook

In this dazzling, full color cookbook and kitchen manual filled with lush photographs and beautiful drawings, the chef of Alice Waters’ Chez Panisse offers basic techniques and essential recipes that will transform anyone into a confident home cook. Peternell focuses on the core foods and dishes that comprise a successful home cook’s arsenal, each building skill upon skill—from toast, eggs, and beans, to vinaigrettes, pasta with tomato, and rice, to vegetables, soup, meats, and cake.

A white oval serving plate partly filled with pasta alla Norma with a spoon resting on the plate.

Pasta alla Norma

We’ve tasted a lot of pasta alla Norma recipes in our day, and we gotta say, after trying this one, we’re calling it quits on our search for the perfect recipe. Because this is it.

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  • 18
A cooked leftover pasta frittata on a round metal pan.

Leftover Pasta Frittata

Got leftover spaghetti and some eggs? Then you’ve got supper. This recipe, from a chef at Chez Panisse, shows you how.

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  • 25 M
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