"The Best Cook in Boston's North End."
--The Boston Herald
"Marguerite's ravioli is so well known in this historically Italian neighborhood of Boston that the recipe itself has become something of a culinary celebrity."
From the Back Cover
Think of Boston’s North End and you think of great food. Italian markets filled with strings of thick sausage, great wheels of cheese, bushels of seafood, slabs of dark chocolate, and mounds of fresh fruits and vegetables line the streets. For generations, the cooks of this Italian-American neighborhood have transformed these wonderful ingredients into memorable meals.
Now Marguerite DiMino Buonopane, one of the North End’s most celebrated cooks, shows you how to create culinary magic in your own kitchen. With more than twenty new recipes, evocative photos from the North End, and engaging anecdotes, this all-new fifth edition of a cookbook classic (more than 150,000 copies in print) is certain to become a treasured addition to your collection.
Marguerite DiMino Buonopane is a former restaurant chef-owner and host of the legendary luncheons at the old North End Union, a nonprofit community settlement house. For thirty years she taught cooking classes in the North End. She currently writes a newspaper column, “Table Talk.”