Italian cuisine is not just pizza and pasta. The award-winning recipe developer and writer Valentina Solfrini explores the secrets of the Italian way to happiness through food with her new book Naturally Vegetarian: Recipes and Stories from My Italian Family Farm.

Valentina grew up in Italy and moved to New York City to study design. Soon the Big Apple lifestyle seemed to influence her health badly. Upon coming back to her roots, Valentina felt immediately better, and this experience made her realize how relevant nutrition can be.

Avoiding the stereotypes concerning meatballs, salami, or lasagne, with her new book Valentina chose to shed light on recipes based on the tasty and locally grown vegetables which are part of the traditional Italian meals. Moreover, the Italian writer wants to share some of the simple rules that make the Italian cuisine one of the healthiest in the world.
Find them out here.

Source: mbg food