The Geometry of Pasta

The Geometry of Pasta


By (author) Caz Hildebrand, By (author) Jacob Kenedy

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  • Publisher: Quirk Books
  • Format: Hardback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 163mm x 221mm x 38mm | 726g
  • Publication date: 15 September 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1594744955
  • ISBN 13: 9781594744952
  • Sales rank: 80,767

Product description

Wheels and tubes, twists and folds and grooves--pasta comes in hundreds of shapes, each with its own unique history, beauty, and place on the dinner table. For centuries these shapes have evolved alongside Italy's cornucopia of local ingredients; if you know how the flavours relate to the forms, you hold the secret formula to good taste. "The Geometry of Pasta "pairs over 100 authentic recipes from acclaimed chef Jacob Kenedy with award-winning designer Caz Hildebrand's stunning black-and-white designs to reveal the science, culture, and philosophy behind spectacular pasta dishes from throughout Italian history. A triumphant fusion of food and design, "The Geometry of Pasta "invites us to unlock the hidden properties of Italy's most mathematically perfect deliciousness.

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Author information

Caz Hildebrand is well known as the designer of sumptuous best-selling cookbooks by some of the world’s most celebrated chefs. Jacob Kennedy is the co-owner of Bocca di Lupo, recently voted London’s best restaurant by both Time Out and the Evening Standard. 

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"Stylish, greed-inducing, knowledgeable, and witty; an instant classic."--"Nigella Lawson" "Really delicious, authentic pasta recipes"--"Jamie Oliver" "Walks the line between functional cookbook and coffee-table eye candy."--"Food & Wine" "An instant classic."--"Publishers Weekly, starred review"""The Geometry of Pasta "is like no other cookbook you've ever seen. Mangia, mangia!"--"Christian Science Monitor"