Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
March 21, 2018
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Risotto with Saffron Shrimp
Risotto with shrimp and pine nuts flavored with saffron and basil
posted: 12/28/2006

Risotto "the Way Our Buddies Like It"
Risotto alla Campagnolo
Risotto with Italian sausage, red bell pepper, and fennel
posted: 12/28/2006

Tummàla - Festive Baked Rice
Baked rice stuffed with layers of poached chicken, vela croquettes, Italian sausage, mozzarella, caciocavallo, pecorino pepato, and eggs
posted: 01/10/2007

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Cucina Paradiso is a wonderfully insightful and refreshingly personal exploration of one of the world’s most exciting cuisines--full of rich, colorful, and highly seasoned dishes unlike any other Italian food you know.  The book is also full of fascinating history.  Food is the prism through which Clifford Wright views Sicily and Sicilian culture.
- Paula Wolfert, author of Paula Wolfert’s World of Food, Mediterranean Cooking, The Cooking of South-West France, an

The directions [in Cucina Rapida] are clear and simple and the results are delicious.  In testing some of the recipes from Cucina Rapida I found that Wright lived up to his promises.  The garlic and parsley shrimp was incredibly easy, took less than 30 minutes and provided one of the best meals my family has enjoyed in some time.
- Ann Wesley, Bloomington Herald-Times

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