Discover the world-famous cuisines of Rome and Naples, and their surrounding regions in this collection of 65 authentic recipes. This is a fascinating guide to the foods of Lazio, Campania, Abruzzo, Molise and Sardinia. The beautifully illustrated introduction explores the geography, history and climate of central Italy and Sardinia, as well as the distinct cuisines, local festivals and regional ingredients. It is illustrated with more than 370 stunning photographs and includes nutritional information for every recipe. This new book captures the essence of central Italian food and cooking, with a fabulous introduction to the diverse landscapes, climates, histories and cuisines of Lazio, Campania, Abruzzo, Molise and Sardinia. An in-depth guide to the classic ingredients of the area follows and includes pasta, artichokes and tomatoes; cheeses, such as Mozzarella, Pecorino and Scamorza; and local delicacies, such as milk-fed lamb and saffron. The recipe section contains 65 delicious recipes, and includes classics, such as Pizza Napoletana, Pasta Carbonara and Chicken Cacciatora, as well as lesser-known regional specialites like Sardinian Saffron Risotto, Scamorza Crostini and Caprese Cake. With 370 photographs and a variety of cook's tips and variations, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to cook the world-famous dishes of Rome and Naples, and explore the cuisine of their surrounding regions.