Italian Food Preservation by Luca Cristello


Italian recipes range from wood-fired pizzas to artisan gelato, and Italian preserves are an essential part of the cuisine. Now, enjoy over fifteen try-at-home recipes for these preserved classics such as tomato passata, homemade pesto, sweet onion jam, and more. Learn the science behind different food preservation techniques. In this book, you’ll take vegetables, fruits, and other fresh produce and discover new ways to make them last all year. Taste delicate zucchini in the middle of winter. Enjoy the bright taste of citrus all year round.

Italian Food Preservation is the perfect guide for people just starting out in food preservation, or for those more experienced with canning or jarring their own. You’ll recognize classic recipes, like Maraschino Cherries or pickled Giardiniera, and discover new favorites, like artichokes sott’olio. Most importantly, the recipes recognize that each home chef has unique tastes. Use the recipes as a starting point, then alter the ingredients to create family classics.