Flour + Water: Pasta by Thomas McNaughtonAn elevated guide to the craft of pasta-making by rising star chef Thomas McNaughton of San Franciscos hottest Italian restaurant, flour + water.
San Franciscos flour + water has a devoted local following, a strong national reputation, and is well known for its specialty regional pasta varieties, all-Italian wine program, and star chef Thomas McNaughton. McNaughton is an artisan truly passionate about pasta whose inventive recipes and fresh flavor combinations--such as Corn and Crescenza Cappelletti with Bitter Honey; Spaghetti with Confit Albacore, Pole beans and Chili Flakes; and Asparagus Caramelle with Brown Butter--set Flour + Waterapart from other pasta books. The 75 recipes are organized seasonally, and appeal to all pasta-lovers, from those whove never made it themselves to weekend warriors looking for their next challenge. Steeped in Italian tradition with a chefs flair, Flour + Water is a must-have for all home pasta-makers.
Perfect Pasta Dough with Gennaro
Tagliatelle Bolognese from Flour + Water: Pasta by Thomas McNaughton
Look Inside. Sep 30, ISBN Chef Thomas McNaughton shares his time-tested secrets to creating simple, delicious, and beautiful artisan pasta—from the best fresh doughs to shaping and cooking every type of pasta. And for me, it is always such a rare and beautiful thing when someone else shares your passion and dedication to such a simple thing as a noodle. This is an enchanting, inspiring book. This is my favorite part about great chefs and their food.