Italian is everyone's favorite food, full of fresh flavours and simple to make. "Easy Italian" is and inspiring collection of dishes written by Maxine Clark, best known for her relaxed approach to Italian food. Antipasti and Snacks are great at any time of day: try a selection of Bruschetta or Parma Ham with Figs. Italian Soups, such as hearty Ribolita (beans and vegetables) are the perfect winter food. Risotto is Italy's best way with rice, while Past and Polenta offers lots of quick and easy dinner dishes. There's Spaghetti with Eggplant and Tomato Sauce, Lasagne Al Forno, and Soft Polenta with Sausage and Ragu. Bring a real taste of Italy to your kitchen with Pizza, Tarts, and Bread, including Margharita, Potato Pizza, and Focaccia. Italian Salads, Vegetables, and Legumes are very special: Sauteed Bell Peppers with Olives and Capers and Zucchini with Pancetta and Thyme are just a few. Fish dishes include Grilled Tuna Steaks with Peperonata, while in Meat and Poultry you'll find Chicken Roasted with Bay Leaves, Lemon, and Garlic. Sweet Things range from Dark Chocolate Cake to Fluffy Ricotta Fritters. -An irresistible collection of over 100 deliciously simple Italian recipes, from pasta and pizza to snacks and sweet treats. -"Easy Italian" is simply the perfect choice, whether you are cooking for one entertaining a crowd. -Includes Italian Basics: recipes for Pesto, Pizza Dough, and more.