Stuck in a rut when it comes to what to cook for dinner? Try out some simple and fresh new recipes from Chef Scott Conant, a Food Network personality known for his appearances judging on Chopped, hosting Chopped Sweets and co-hosting Beat Bobby Flay. In his new cookbook, PEACE, LOVE, AND PASTA, Conant draws inspiration from the delicious family meals that he loved growing up. With roots in Southern Italy, using fresh ingredients in a simple dish was a staple for his New England family.
Chef Conant learned from a young age to value the nuance of flavors and ingredients, and the connection that food and family create together. His book features the flavorful Italian recipes that Conant grew up enjoying, and the ones that he cooks for his family today. The meals in PEACE, LOVE, AND PASTA are restaurant-quality Italian meals that are simple to make from home, like stuffed lobster and braised short ribs with fregola.
With roots in Southern Italy, using fresh ingredients in a simple dish was a staple for his New England family.
“Behind his universally loved charisma, Scott Conant is one of the best cooks I know,” says Chef Bobby Flay. “His gutsy, Italian-inspired recipes on these pages will make any home cook’s mouth water. Even his pasta pomodoro with just a handful of ingredients will transform your family’s dinner table.”
Inspired by his love of cooking and fascination of flavors, Conant has published three cookbooks and opened three restaurants – the Americano in Scottsdale, Arizona; Mora Italiano, in Phoenix, Arizona; and Cellaio in Monticello, New York.