With photos shot on location around her native Rome, Giada’s recent book–a New York Times bestseller–is a lavish exploration of her food roots and the way of living traditions that define la bella vita, with the recent California twist that has made her The us’s most beloved Italian chef.
America knows and loves Giada De Laurentiis for her lighter, healthier takes on classic Italian fare. In her newest cookbook, she invites fans and home cooks to get to grasp the flavors and stories that experience inspired her life’s work. Here, she shares recipes for authentic Italian dishes as her circle of relatives has prepared them for years whilst infusing them along with her signature fresh flavors to lead them to her own, like in her Grilled Swordfish with Candied Lemon Salad; Spaghetti with Chianti and Fava Beans; Asparagus with Grilled Melon Salad; Bruschetta with Burrata and Kale Salsa Verde; and Fennel Upside Down Cake. Filled with gorgeous photography of Italy, peppered with circle of relatives stories, and complete with more of Giada’s tips and advice for cooking up fabulous meals with ease, Giada’s Italy is a stunning celebration of Italy’s flavors as only Giada could present them.