Actress Debi Mazar of Goodfellas and Entourage, and her husband, Gabriele Corcos, an Florentine-born and bred cook, bring their traditional Italian meals rooted in Tuscany to the pages of their first cookbook, Extra Virgin. The two hosts of the Cooking Chanel's Extra Virgin explain how to stock the perfect Italian pantry and start with 120 recipes that include staples such as red sauce and pesto. Moving on to more complicated dishes, their instructions are easy to follow for any home chef looking capture rustic Italian cuisine. For a boozy dessert try the mascarpone and amaretti cups.
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