IT’S ALL EASY: Delicious Weekday Recipes for the Super-Busy Home Cook is written by Gwyneth Paltrow who is back to share more than 125 of her favorite recipes that are easy to prepare and wonderfully tasty. The recipes adhere by her tenets of little or no sugar, fat, or gluten but they are surprisingly creative and innovative. The photographs are amazing of both Gwyneth, and the food, making dishes such as zucchini cacao e pepe; fish in parchment, three ways; Thai-style crab cakes; and chocolate truffles look divine!
ITSU 20-MINUTE SUPPERS: Eat Beautiful with Noodles, Grains, Rice, and Soups by Julian Metcalf & Blanch Vaughan is a wonderful source of healthful, easy-to-follow recipes, which can be made in under 20 minutes. The recipes have an Asian bent using lots of noodles, rice, grains, and soups. There are now 55 Itsu shops in the UK and two restaurants serving healthful Asian-inspired foods. This book will give you more ideas to cook delicious and nutritious dishes such as: vegetarian Singapore noodles; miso salmon and rice with peas and ginger sauce; and hot-sour pork and mushroom soup.
ITALIAN MOMS SPREADING THEIR ART TO EVERY TABLE by Elisa Costantini is the debut cookbook from this home cook who became a widow and decided to cook her way to recovery. The recipes are solid Italian classics that are simple to prepare from locally found ingredients. The recipes are authentic and yield very successful results. Elisa is a very giving person and is on a campaign to donate half of the proceeds of the book to area schools. Buying this book is a win win situation.