James Beard Award-winning chefs Jody Williams and Rita Sodi share the secrets of their beloved restaurant, which has become synonymous with New York City’s Greenwich Village. Since 2014, Via Carota has been a destination for food lovers, celebrities, and well-informed travelers because of its impeccable Italian fare. Emphasizing vegetables and seasonal cooking, the dishes that come out of Williams and Sodi’s kitchen are astonishing in their simplicity yet dazzling in their elegance. Now, with this beautiful, deeply personal cookbook, they share the keys to cooking Via Carota’s traditional (but not too traditional) cuisine at home.
Here are more than 140 recipes, including:
- Lasagna Cacio e Pepe
- Roasted Carrots with Spiced Yogurt and Pistachios
- Tuscan Onion Soup
- Potato Gnocchi
- Sweet Ricotta Cake
- and more!
Here, too, is the restaurant’s signature Insalata Verde–that celebrate the bounty of every time of the year, highlighting the very best uses for the most delicious seasonal produce, from spring peas to summer squashes, autumnal legumes to winter citrus.