Enjoy pasta, one of the world's most popular foods, in all its myriad, versatile forms: noodles, ravioli, lasagne, soups and salads. You'll find recipes for fresh, homemade pasta, from Tagliolini with Asparagus and Zucchini to Sage Squares with Sage and Shallot Butter, Spinach Ravioli with Summer Tomato Sauce to Cannelloni Primavera with Pepper Sauce, as well as dishes based on widely available dried pasta, including soups such as Chicken and Farfalle Vegetable Soup, salads ranging from Creamy Shell Salad with Lobster to Garlic Lover's Penne and Chicken Salad, sauced specialties including Spinach Spaghetti with Bolognese Sauce and Pasta Coils Carbonara and baked dishes such as Caramelized Onion and Pancetta Lasagne and Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon. In addition, pasta's close cousin, risotto, can be found as an appetizer, side dish or entree in such varied flavors as Fresh Herb and Parmesan Risotto, Supplì with Cheese and Porcini Mushrooms and Salmon Fillets on Zucchini Risotto.
These tempting dishes are among the more than 200 recipes gathered here in the Complete Pasta Cookbook. Created by renowned cookbook authors and teachers Michele Anna Jordan, Joanne Weir and Kristine Kidd, these recipes showcase pasta and risotto in all their infinite variety. Each recipe is accompanied by a beautiful photograph that shows exactly how the finished dish should look, along with a wealth of helpful hints and tips.