'La Cucina' on Serious Eats

Last Week's Contest Winners

Cook the Book: America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book: princesskaren, pamlovescoffee, chupachups, Larikatz, and poomy. Cook the Book Party Planner: La Cucina: Anne-Marie, HadleyCT, mbreen, BostonDiner, and honeybea. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book: Sicilian Pizza

When discussing pizza most people automatically assume that Sicilian-style means a square pie with thick, chewy dough. The traditional pizzas of Sicily are square, but this is where the similarities with their U.S. counterparts end. Sicilian pizza, or sfincione, is... More

Cook the Book Party Planner: La Cucina

2009 has been a great year for cookbooks and we've been doing our best to share as many of them with you here at Cook the Book, but even spotlighting a book a week can't cover them all. We've got quite a backlog of incredible books so for the next two weeks we are going to amp up our cookbook coverage with additional recipes geared towards entertaining. La Cucina was put together by the Italian Academy of Cuisine as a way to preserve regional Italian cooking at a time when food culture is rapidly becoming homogenized. With over 2,000 recipes from all over Italy, La Cucina is the most comprehensive book on Italian cuisine to be translated into English.... More

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