About the Author
Anna Del Conte is the author of 12 noted books on Italian cooking, and has received many cookbook-writing awards.
Truly, if I could only own one cookbook of pasta recipies, this book would be the one I'd want.
The first portion of the book is excellent because it explains how to choose pasta in terms of ingredients and size/shape for a good pairing to the selected sauce.
I highly recommend this cookbook, even for a cook experienced with Italian cuisine this one has much to offer.
One of the best general books on pasta out there, & i've read & cooked from many. The authors both highly regarded & experienced, Del Conte something of a master chef, have... Read morePublished on December 14, 2012 by michael lee
I love this book: love the way it's organized, love the photos, love the advice, love the recipes. This book is simple and it offers easy -- but delicious -- recipes organized into... Read morePublished on September 19, 2011 by Ohioan
Great photos and commentary on cooking pasta. It has now become a reference book as we add/remove ingredients from the recipes to create our own dishes.Published on May 14, 2011 by Angelo and Rachel Licursi
This book is typical of others published by DK, who also publish wonderful travel guides. It is a feast for the eyes, filled with beautiful pictures and detailed explanations. Read morePublished on October 6, 2008 by orengineer
I was looking for a complete pasta cookbook and I found it in this one. It has color photos of every recipe and the lay out is user friendly. Much better than I expected.Published on November 18, 2007 by lovestoread
Truly, if I could only own one cookbook of pasta recipies, this book would be the one I'd want. There are countless books available on the subject and yet none I've seen present... Read morePublished on January 13, 2007 by Nicole N. Pellegrini
All recipes are fast and easy. Yet, for pasta, they are the best I have foundPublished on January 3, 2007 by Michael J. Strang
I picked up this about two months ago and have been making two or three recipes a week ever since. So far every one was been a keeper. Read morePublished on June 13, 2006 by Jeanne Tassotto
This book is one of my favorite cookbooks. The dishes are elaborate, yet easy to follow and always end up tasting delicious. Read morePublished on June 18, 2005 by Helen Gossel