His New Cookbook Features Irresistible Family Italian Dishes, All Delivered with a Brazen Brooklyn Accent
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Forest Hills, NY – Celebrity chef David Ruggerio returns with a new cookbook, A Tomato Grows in Brooklyn, to release October 12. The book is a mouth-watering invitation to all gourmet food-lovers to enter his Brooklyn kitchen and explore the Italian-American cuisine he knows, grew up with, and adores.
A Tomato Grows in Brooklyn includes 135 delicious recipes, illustrated with of luscious pictures that will inspire and help the readers to awaken the Super Chef within. With a bite of Involtini of Eggplant, a taste of Octopus in Warm Vinaigrette, a forkful of Carbonara of Artichoke, a morsel of Gnocchi all’Amatriciana, or a mouthful of Panna Cotta of Orange, Caramel and Figs, they will discover what makes the Italian-American fare of Brooklyn unique and delicious. This humble cuisine reflects a beautiful story of triumph and hardship, one forever rich in humanity and heritage.
Ruggerio’s new cookbook has already received praise from food critics. The New York Times’ Bryan Miller says, “David Ruggiero has crafted an outstanding book: an evocatively written memoir of a special time and place that nurtured his rise to culinary fame, and a compilation of irresistible family Italian dishes, many with a brazen Brooklyn accent.”
After 35 years of cooking, David Ruggerio’s passion for creating dishes and improving his culinary craft has only grown. A Tomato Grows in Brooklyn is available in hardcover, and is a must-have on the shelves of those who love cooking.
A Tomato Grows in Brooklyn is available for pre-order on Amazon.
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1949534207
Hardcover Price: $18.95
Length: 252 pages
Publisher: Black Rose Writing
About the Author:
David Ruggerio is a well-known celebrity chef and restaurant owner in New York City. He was honored in 1995 by noted vintner Robert Mondavi as one of the thirteen best young chefs in America. He went on to star in his own popular PBS cooking series, Little Italy with David Ruggerio, and later starred in his own iconic series on Food Network, Ruggerio to Go. David has written two acclaimed cookbooks, both published by Artisan Books, Little Italy with David Ruggerio, and David Ruggerio’s Italian Kitchen. For more information, visit: https://davidruggerio.com.