The Italian Way with Vegetables.
Italians do the most wonderful things with vegetables. The ingenuity that yielded some of the world's greatest art, architecture, design, literature and fashion is also demonstrated in the Italian kitchen. In their cooking as well as their arts, the Italians take simple elements and make them into something transcendent.
Arranged alphabetically, from artichokes to zucchini, 'Red White * Greens' celebrates a rich cuisine born of both sunshine and poverty and offers a worthy primer to cooking vegetables the Italian way.
Faith Willinger's simple, healthy and intelligent recipes are certain to become new additions to the classical tradition and the daily repertoire of cooks everywhere.