He is known for his innovative use of fresh ingredients no matter how exotic, his commitment to making dinner an event and of course his Food Network program, “Molto Mario.” Now he has yet another accomplishment to add to the list a new book called “The Babbo Cookbook,” named after one of his three New York City restaurants. Check out the recipes below.
Recipes excerpted from “The Babbo Cookbook” by Mario Batali. Copyright © 2002 by Mario Batali. Published by Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt can be used without permission of the publisher.