Praise for Erica De Mane Erica De Mane is an experienced, generous home cook who understands how both Italians and Americans like to eat, and she deftly manages to bridge the two cultures. -Corby Kummer, The New York Times De Mane tells you things you need to know. .
. . Her philosophy is contagious.
The tone is friendly. The result is liberating. The confidence cant help but build.
-Ronalie C. Peterson, The Washington Post I found myself nodding in appreciation of Erica De Manes willingness to hand over the keys to being a good cook. -Susie Middleton, Fine Cooking magazine Savor the rich flavors of Southern Italy with this exciting collection from experienced cook and food writer Erica De Mane.
From classic recipes to new interpretations, from multi-course meals to easy antipasti, here are dishes for cooks of all levels that capture the taste and spirit of one of the worlds most beloved cuisines.