Born and raised in the Little Italy section of New York City, Angel Marinaccio shares some of her favourite traditional Italian dishes inspired by her friends and family and passed down through generations. Her family consists of Sicilian, Neapolitan, Calabrese, and Barese, and they proudly prepare their old-world dishes with different touches. Angel's cookbook highlights eight distinct categories of peasant foods: appetisers, soups, pastas, omelettes, meat, fish, house specials, and dessert. Whether youre looking for a delicious pasta recipe one night or a dessert recipe another, this book provides a treasure of unique ideas for delicious meals. With step-by-step instructions and beautiful pictures, Angels cookbook makes Italian cooking easy, simple, and exciting. All that you need is a great piece of Italian bread. Mangia! -- eat, eat!