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Giada De Laurentiis in conversation with Della Heiman

Thursday, April 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Chapman Conference Center (Building 3, 2nd Floor, Room 3210)

300 NE Second Ave., Miami, FL 33132 United States

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Co-presented by Books & Books


$35.00 – This ticket entitles you to receive one (1) copy of Giada’s new book and entry to the talk on Thursday, April 5, 7:30pm. Seating is general admission so we advise that you arrive early.

Giada De Laurentiis’s love of food began at home, at the kitchen table of her Italian family. Born in Rome, Giada grew up in Los Angles eating prosciutto, olive oil, and Parmigiano-Reggiano when other kids were eating peanut butter and jelly on Wonder bread. At home, she learned to embrace the traditions that define la bella vita.

In her most personal cookbook yet, Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita (Clarkson Potter; $35; on sale April 3, 2018) Giada invites fans and home cooks to dive deeply into the flavors and stories that have inspired her life’s work.

In Giada’s Italy, Giada shares recipes for authentic Italian dishes as her family has prepared them for years while infusing them with contemporary, fresh flavors to make them her own: Grilled Swordfish with Candied Lemon Salad; Spaghetti with Chianti and Fava Beans; Asparagus with Grilled Melon Salad; Bruschetta with Burrata and Kale Salsa Verde; Chianti Affogado.

With chapters and recipes that reflect the way Italians like to eat, Giada’s Italy will help readers channel the spirit of those big-hearted Italian cooks and rediscover the simple pleasures of sharing food with the people you care about.

Filled with gorgeous photography of Italy, peppered with family stories, and complete with more of Giada’s tips and advice for cooking up fabulous meals with ease, Giada’s Italy is a stunning celebration of Italy’s flavors as only Giada could present them.

About the Author:
GIADA DE LAURENTIIS is the Emmy Award–winning star of Food Network’s Everyday Italian, Giada at Home, Giada’s Holiday Handbook, and Giada in Italy; she is also a judge on Food Network Star, a contributing correspondent for NBC’s Today show, and the author of seven New York Times bestselling books. She attended the Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris and worked at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant before starting her own catering company, GDL Foods. Born in Rome, Giade grew up in Los Angeles, where she now lives with her daughter, Jade.

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