The Culinary Institute of America has released two new books you might consider for the foodies on your holiday gift list. They'll delve into real Italian kitchens in one, and learn some of the techniques for making soup in the other.
Enjoy both treasured family recipes and new dishes inspired by New World foods in "A Tavola! " (CIA, $29.95). This exciting cookbook offers a delicious tour of Italian specialties, from antipasti and breads, to hearty stews, braises, and memorable desserts.
"The New Book of Soups"
With over 160 new and improved recipes, "The New Book of Soups" (CIA, $35) is the home cook's ultimate guide for the preparation of delicious soups and stews. This latest edition contains all the recipes from the original "Book of Soups", plus 30 new recipes.
To view all of the CIA cookbooks and DVDs, please visit the above addresses. To purchase books by telephone, call (888) 823-1469.