NOT a grilling book. NOT another BBQ book. Chef Chiarello pens the first domestic book on how to make, tend and cook over a live fire. Learn six core techniques on how to coax maximum flavor out of your wood fire. 125 new recipes, endless possibilities to add flavor and a new dimension to your party.
Chef Michael Chiarello’s Bottega Restaurant in Napa Valley has been named Best Newcomer by Zagat, Top 10 by Forbes, Top 20 by Esquire, and Top 100 Bay Area by Michael Bauer. In his Bottega cookbook, Chef Chiarello stirs up 100 amazing recipes for Southern Italian specialties for the home cook and entertainer to enjoy, cooking as well as eating.
A collection of recipes on Chef Chiarello’s favorite subject – and the favorite subject of home cooks everywhere – preparing meals for family and friends. These treasured recipes marry the rich traditions of his Italian culinary heritage with the casual style and fresh flavors of the Wine Country. Perfect for stress-free weekday meals and spontaneous gatherings of friends and family.
Bringing together his favorite tricks and tips to throw a party you and your guests will enjoy, Chef Chiarello’s sixth book provides the knowledge you need to develop a style of entertaining that works for you. Includes six basic rules for entertaining, information on scaling recipes, wine do’s and don’ts, old-fashioned cooking and cleaning tips, kitchen organization and equipment advice.