Bianco: My Favorites in Pizza & Pasta


Embark on a culinary journey with “Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like,” a masterpiece that transcends the ordinary cookbook to become a manifesto of the artisanal pizza movement. Featured in Netflix’s renowned series Chef’s Table: Pizza and a finalist in the Gourmand Awards’ Italian category, this book invites you to explore the world of pizza through the eyes of Chris Bianco, the legendary chef behind Pizzeria Bianco.

Since igniting the pizza scene in Phoenix in 1988, Chris has transformed his passion for authentic, flavorful, and meticulously crafted pizza into an award-winning culinary legacy. Garnering the prestigious James Beard Award in 2003, Chris Bianco has become a pivotal figure in the artisanal food world, inspiring chefs and restaurateurs with his dedication to quality, integrity, and community.

Product Features:

Full-color, beautifully illustrated pages: Over 224 pages that bring Chris Bianco’s recipes and philosophies to life, offering an immersive visual and learning experience.
Exclusive Recipes and Techniques: Discover the secrets to crafting Bianco’s signature pies, with detailed instructions that make artisanal pizza accessible to home cooks. Delve into recipes for the perfect crust, irresistible tomato sauce, and creamy mozzarella, along with a selection of market salads, tasting plates, desserts, and main courses from Chris’s popular restaurants.
Philosophy Behind the Pizza: More than just a recipe book, “Bianco” shares the personal journey and philosophies of Chris Bianco, offering insights into the relationships and respect for ingredients that define his approach to food.
Accessibility to All Cooks: With strategies and techniques tailored for the home kitchen, this book empowers readers to replicate the Bianco magic in their own homes, regardless of their cooking experience.
Why You’ll Love This Book:

Expert Guidance from a James Beard Award-winning Chef: Learn from one of the pioneers of the artisanal pizza movement, whose dedication to excellence has set new standards in the culinary world.
Inspiring Story: Chris Bianco’s journey from a neighborhood grocery store corner to international acclaim is a testament to passion, hard work, and the magic of good food.
Transform Your Cooking: Elevate your cooking with recipes and techniques that will impress family and friends, turning everyday meals into gourmet experiences.
Whether you’re a seasoned home cook, a pizza aficionado, or simply someone who appreciates the art of good food, “Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like” is an essential addition to your culinary collection. Chris Bianco’s heartwarming narrative, combined with his coveted recipes, makes this book not just a guide to making pizza but an invitation to share in the joy and community that great food brings.

Unlock the secrets to legendary pizza and more—let “Bianco” inspire your cooking, elevate your meals, and bring a piece of the artisanal pizza movement into your home. Don’t miss the chance to learn from one of the most influential chefs of our time. Make “Bianco: Pizza, Pasta, and Other Food I Like” yours today.

Published by Ecco, available from July 25, 2017. Hardcover, 224 pages. ISBN-10: 0062224379 | ISBN-13: 978-0062224378.