Viola Buitoni is a San Francisco-based chef, instructor and Italian food expert who was born and raised in Italy. In her debut cookbook, Italy by Ingredient, Viola showcases Italian cuisine through its most essential and iconic ingredients. With recipes organized by a single ingredient, learn how to make traditional ragù sauce with conserved tomatoes, layer a plate of prosciutto and buffalo mozzarella, or bake a polenta custard tart.
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