Winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000.
July 6, 2022
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Homemade Italian Sausage
Salsiccia Fresca
(Sausage, Grilled Sausage, Mixed)
Homemade, Italian sausage
posted: 01/06/2007

Lamb with Orange Zest, Mint, and Pancetta
Lamb sirloin in a white wine sauce with pancetta, orange zest, and mint
posted: 12/14/2006

Lingue with Swordfish
Lingue al Pescespada
(Pasta with Fish)
Lingue with swordfish, tomatoes, and basil
posted: 01/10/2007

Linguine with Garlicky Fried Oysters
(Pasta with Shellfish)
Linguine with deep-fried breaded oysters with garlic and parsley
posted: 12/22/2006

Little Pricks
(Antipasto, Meze, Tapas, and Hors d'Oeuvres)
Fried potato and pecorino cheese croquettes
posted: 09/15/2009

Maccheroncini with Ricotta and Artichokes
Maccheroncini con Ricotta e Carciofi
(Pasta with Cheese)
Macaroni with fresh ricotta cheese, eggs, and artichoke hearts
posted: 01/24/2008

Moon of the Faithful Syrup
Preserves of peaches, nectarines, and apricots in lemon-flavored sugar syrup
posted: 12/13/2006

Orange and Oregano Marinade
Marinato d'Aranci e Origano
(Basic Recipes and Sauces)
Marinade for meat or fish made of orange, oregano, and olive oil
posted: 12/11/2006

Pasta con le Sarde
Pasta con le Sarde
(Pasta with Fish)
Bucatini with fresh sardines, pine nuts, raisins, wild fennel, currants, almonds, and saffron
posted: 09/07/2010

Pasta with Broccoli and Sardines
Pasta chi Brocculi e Sardelle
(Pasta with Fish)
spaghetti with sardines and broccoli in a sauce of wine, saffron, pine nuts, golden raisins, and tomato paste
posted: 12/17/2006






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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

Mediterranean Vegetables is a great reference book that will be invaluable to any chef’s library.  I am especially glad to have it in mine.
- Jean-Georges Vongerichten, chef and co-author of Simple to Spectacular

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