A fresh new face in the culinary world, Laura Cassai is celebrated for her sophisticated and creative twist on classic Italian recipes. In her debut cookbook, Laura takes the home-style recipes passed down from her Italian nonnas and elevates them with new ingredients and techniques, creating a modern take on Italian cooking that s perfectly suited to 21st century entertaining and yet stands up to the age-old perfection of traditional Italian cuisine. Laura s 75 mouth-watering and fuss-free recipes are divided into chapters including Antipasti; The Garden; The Sea; The Land; Sweets; and The Pantry. Delight in the rolled gnocchi with porcini mushroom, caramelised onions and crispy sage; grilled scampi with anchovy butter; or her modern take on the tiramisu chestnut forest dessert. In My Italian Kitchen, Laura breathes new life into one of the worldÕs most popular and accessible cuisines.