The Geometry of Pasta
Caz Hildebrand Jacob Kenedy
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Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM By Caz Hildebrand Jacob Kenedy

The Italians have a secret There are said to be over 300 shapes of pasta, each of which has a history, a story to tell, and an affinity with particular foods Offering over 100 recipes for pasta, this title reveals the science, history and philosophy behind pasta dishes from all over Italy.
  • Title: The Geometry of Pasta
  • Author: Caz Hildebrand Jacob Kenedy
  • ISBN: 9780752227375
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Hardcover

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Eliza Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
6/14/2012: I love the title, and I was hoping this book would regale me with pasta history and stories about the huge variety of pasta shapes and names. There's a bit of this (why are strozzapreti--"priest stranglers"--so named? what is the derivation of the word "gnocchi"?). But really, TGOP is a combination cookbook and art book, a dictionary of pasta types with recipes that work well for each type, with each kind of pasta represented with black and white graphic representations. The writing i [...]
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Emily Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Every recipe that I made from this book was delicious! I especially liked the pesto and the spicy tomato sausage sauce. Some of the recipes are more advanced than others; I haven't made the leap to cleaning my own rabbits yet, and some of the pastas do require advanced equipment. I don't think I'll use over half of the recipes in this book, but the ones that I do like have become my go-tos.If you're looking for a book that really talks about the geometry of pasta, though - beyond a couple senten [...]
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Lee Broderick Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Part recipe book, part food history and part design exercise; this book was an absolute delight. Apparently the dream project of Caz Hildebrand, a graphic designer, she sought out Jacob Kenedy to provide the text and recipes.The book is ordered alphabetically, with each modern style of Italian pasta represented by its own entry. These entries give a brief description and history of the pasta together with a stark, bold black and white illustration of the pasta shape drawn to life size. Accompany [...]
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Justin Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
As an expat in Naples, I have eaten an authentic Italian pasta dish, or two. Although there are other, better, general purpose books on Italian (and Neapolitan) cooking, this book excels in the narrowness of its focus - pasta and the accompanying sauce, only. This book - much like the average Italian supermercato - has more varieties of pasta and sauce than the average American could possibly recognize. This book also demonstrates the traditional pairings of sauce, ingredients, and pasta type, a [...]
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Stephen Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
This is a curious book. I was curious about all the different names for all the different shapes of Italian pasta so I bought this text. Now I am even more confused. It seems that each region in Italy has its own name for many of the classic pasta shapes. Jacob Kenedy, who runs an Italian restaurant in London, wrote an excellent text detailing the history of each shape, describing how it is made, and suggesting a few recipes in which to use each. Caz Hildebrand drew remarkable black-and-white gr [...]
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Woodland Animal Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Not as clever as one would think.
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Flying Off The Shelves Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Little known fact about your favorite reviewer: I love to cook and I adore pasta. When I found that Quirk Books had put this up for review I couldn't be more excited. I always wondered why there were so many types of pasta and what each one was used for technically. This book did not disappoint at all.For every type of pasta I knew and even some I didn't the authors included a history of it's creation and how you would prepare it. This isn't just the case of which pasta you use with which sauce [...]
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Greg Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Useless More like a reference, for looking up recipes based on the type of pasta you’re holding in your hand (the book is organized by type of pasta). What I wanted was a book that would be more of a guide, explain how all the different types of pasta evolved, and how to use the shapes of pasta. Instead, what it is is an encyclopedia, where you first look up the type of pasta, then get a brief rundown on it, followed by recipes for that pasta. I want a pasta book, not another damn recipe book. [...]
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Erin Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
This isn't exactly the book I thought it would be. It is a reciepe book for tons of different sauces. But more importantly, it is a book describing tons of pasta shapes. How to make them, or should you buy them, what sauce goes best with them, and the history of each shape. Coupled with the amazing illustrations of the pasta, this book is a wonderful addition to an italian lovers cookbook collection. Pick it up for the illustrations if nothing else.
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Deb Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
A fascinating book with gorgeous black and white graphics of pasta shapes instead of photos--it goes A to Z through more pastas than I ever knew existed, with the history and use of each shape, along with recipes. A tutorial on the basics of pasta making. If you are a pasta fan, this is one for your coffee table or bedside table, to savor the science, history and philosophy behind the different pasta shapes, Fascinating!I will be reviewing this on my blog next week with one of the recipes.
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Dale Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
I was expecting something scientific or abstract, but this is really an encyclopedic work on the hundreds of varieties of pasta and the practical matters of how to make them and how to prepare them. It is not quite a cookbook, though there are many recipes, but rather a sort of cook's reference book. This is a book to be kept on the kitchen bookshelf. It has a certain amount of browsing potential, but the pleasure is soon worn down by the sheer vastness of the subject.
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Rebecca Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Drying the pasta my flatmate and I made to go with the Wild Boar (or beef, as we couldn't find wild boar) ragu, both delicious recipes from this book. The illustrations are also lovely, it's a very stylish book :)
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Vuk Trifkovic Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Fantastic book, though don't judge it as a straight cookbook. Recipes are good but not very unique or exclusive. Some might even be in Kenedy's other book. But the writing is witty, illustrations great and stories about each pasta shape engaging.
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Karen Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Pasta in plan! Pasta in section!
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Aguess Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
I haven't made any recipes yet - but this is a gorgeous cookbooks, full of delicious dreams for a winters night.
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Jenna Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
I have never made anything from this book that did not turn out absolutely delicious. it's not just pasta but includes countless sauces.
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Denise Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Not what I was expecting, but still cute.
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Alex Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
This is a cool book. It covers tons of different types of pasta and how to make them, and includes lots of good recipes on what to do with it. I tried the walnut cream sauce already. It was good.
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Mark Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Good looking, stylish book (not important), sparse, intelligent commentary (nice),quite a few interesting, well described recipes (important) but not that many (three stars).
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Elizabeth Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
As heard on the NPR Books podcast.I read a little bit of this, and I think I got the point.
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Brittany Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
In addition to being a cookbook, The Geometry of Pasta includes thoughtful explanations of the origins of pasta shapes, pasta and sauce recipes, and which pastas hold which sauces best.
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Ian Chadwick Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Good recipes and lovely design.
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AJ Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
I'm not really into the recipes in this book, but I loved the design, artwork, and the descriptions of each type of pasta.
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Lorraine Nov 18, 2019 - 08:54 AM
Who knew there were so many types of pasta? Now I have some kind of idea of what pasta goes with what sauce. An interesting combination of the history of different types of pasta and recipes.
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The Geometry of Pasta By Caz Hildebrand Jacob Kenedy The Italians have a secret There are said to be over 300 shapes of pasta, each of which has a history, a story to tell, and an affinity with particular foods Offering over 100 recipes for pasta, this title reveals the science, history and philosophy behind pasta dishes from all over Italy.

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