Craving some homemade salami? How about a bowl full of pasta? Well, have no fear, Chef Marc Vetri to the rescue! Consult his recently released cookbook, Rustic Italian Food, for a full tutorial on how to recreate his famous home-cooked Italian specialties.
It’s a thorough primer on all things Italian with detailed, step-by-step instructions for making terrines, dry-cured salami, sausage, bread, pasta and classic Italian pickles, preserves and sauces.
In this book, Vetri focuses on the fundamentals of cooking, stating “In the kitchen, my greatest aspiration is to take as few ingredients as possible, cook them perfectly and make them sing.”
Vetri cooks using three guiding principles that we, at Philly Homegrown, certainly identify with, including:
Tuesday, November 22nd, Vetri will speak with Inquirer food writer, Ashley Primis, about his new cookbook and cooking philosophy, at the Free Library of Philadelphia (Vine Street Branch). His FREE talk begins at 7:30PM with a book signing to follow.
Uwishunu has caught a case of Oscar Fever. With all the buzz around Silver Linings Playbook and its eight oscar nominations this Sunday, we couldn’t help but get caught up in it all. We’ve rounded up our top picks for Oscar Viewing parties on Sunday; we’ve put together a Silver Linings-themed itinerary of Philadelphia; and [...]
Teuscher Chocolates, whose Philly outpost is one of only ten in the U.S., has been declared the Best Chocolate in the World by National Geographic who, just over a year ago, gave us some dessert love by naming Capogiro the #1 ice cream spot in the world. Dolf Teuscher founded his chocolate house 70 years [...]
There’s a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are upon us. That, in turn, means that it’s time to start thinking about decorating and gifting. If you’re looking to go green — literally and figuratively — this holiday season, check out the annual Holiday Bazaar at Greensgrow Farms. The event runs two [...]
If fashion design is up your alley, you won’t want to miss this “tailor-made” event. Norman Porter, a local denim, canvas and leather company, will be demonstrating how to construct denim jeans at Art in the Age on Friday, November 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Learn the fascinating process of denim and leather crafting [...]