Liliana has written three cookbooks, specialising in easy Italian cooking designed to be shared with family and friends.
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EASY HOME COOKING ITALIAN STYLE – Published by New Holland Publishers
Liliana’s fist book, Easy Home Cooking Italian Style, is a wonderful collection of cherished memories, passed down through generations, and new fresh creations to inspire every mealtime. With tips on how to stock your pantry and freezer to whip up a meal at a moment’s notice, cooking with what’s on hand, using leftovers, as well as a recipe for every occasion, Easy Home Cooking Italian Style is more than just a collection of recipes. In the true essence of Italian cooking, you will learn how to create your own dishes from classic recipes that will become the foundation of your kitchen.
Full of ideas on how to bring the love of Italian food to your table, Easy Home Cooking Italian Style has fast, simple ways to feed your family every day; lavish cakes and desserts to make; and delicious Antipasti, Crostini and Arancini; ideal for entertaining. You’ll soon be cooking in true Italian style, and enjoying many cherished memories with family and friends.
FOOD FOR SHARING ITALIAN STYLE – Published by New Holland Publishers
Sharing a meal together with friends and family is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Serving food to share is not only a welcoming and enjoyable way to eat, it’s also clever and economical by stretching a meal to feed many. It is the Italian way of life.
This book showcases recipes that are both traditional and modern-day interpretations of Italian dishes you will love. There’s everything here from pasta, meat, fish, vegetables, breakfasts, antipasti, pizzas, pies and tarts that can be mixed and matched and laid out on a table to make a mouth watering display of food to share. No feast is complete without a show-stopping dessert, and Liliana’s sweets certainly steal the show! Best of all, these recipes are just as easy to make as they are to eat with lots of handy hints for making food in advance, freezer tips and how to make new meals from leftovers.
So get your family and friends together, and in the true Italian spirit cook up a storm and pile it in the centre of the table so that everyone can dig in. The enjoyment of sharing a meal together creates memories that last a lifetime.
THE SWEET LIFE – HOME BAKING AND SWEET TREATS – ITALIAN STYLE – Published by New Holland Publishers
There are fewer things more comforting than the sweet smell of a cake baking in the oven. The Sweet Life showcases the beautiful and diverse range of Italian baking and sweet treats. From biscuits and every day cakes, to rustic tarts, decadent chocolate, cupcakes, fruity treats and amazing pastries, to incredible show stopping celebratory cakes there is a recipe here for every occasion. Some are traditional, others are modern day twists on the classics, but all are delicious and easy to make.
Making something sweet gives pleasure to others, makes fond memories and is good for your soul. Liliana Battle grew up in a Calabrese family where the connection to food and the land shaped her passion for food.
This is Liliana’s third cook book, her recipes reflect her Italian heritage, and her desire to bring families back to the table. She appeared on Masterchef, writes food blog Liliana’s Kitchen and runs her own successful catering business.