Author Vic Piccolotto Publishes ‘Casalinga’

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New cookbook on authentic Italian cuisine shares traditions, culture, values.

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Offers a myriad of authentic Italian recipes and laces it with the tradition, art, history and culture of how it came to be

Author Vic Piccolotto gathers dozens of his family-favorite recipes and shares them in his new cookbook, “Casalinga” (published by Xlibris AU). It offers a myriad of authentic Italian recipes and laces it with the tradition, art, history and culture of how it came to be.

The dishes author Piccolotto and his sisters grew up with and the dishes he discovered in his travels in different regions of Italy are shared in this wonderful cookbook. Readers will enjoy making and discovering exciting tastes and aromas that will surround their table and fill their kitchen for years to come. From pasta, risotto, pizza to pastries, it offers a plethora of savory Italian cuisine that upholds his family’s cooking traditions.

“I recall the food, the tastes and aromas that daily filled our kitchen, my family at our dinner table every meal, the family discussions around that trusty kitchen table, the frequent gatherings my parents would have with their friends with laughter, food, coffee and lots of homemade wine and salami,” author Piccolotto explains, “The kitchen would be filled to capacity on special events or holidays with relatives for hours and hours of conversation and food. Remembering all this, I knew that a family cookbook would be the perfect way to keep our family’s spirit alive.”

As well as keeping the stomach happy, “Casalinga” hopes to strengthen one’s sense of family and develop good relationships through the remarkable bond of food.

By Vic Piccolotto
Hardcover | 8.5 x 8.5in | 190 pages | ISBN 9781493136001
Softcover | 8.5 x 8.5in | 190 pages | ISBN 9781493135981
E-Book | 190 pages | ISBN 9781493135998
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

Vic Piccolotto has lived in Chicago, Ill. for the past six years. He has witnessed the growing loss of family traditions going on today. Although his family is fortunate to have strong Italian traditions in them, some values and experiences are missed by his nephews and nieces. Through this book, he hopes to rekindle his family’s heritage and spirit, and document the culture so that future generations would understand their history.

Xlibris Publishing Australia, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider dedicated to serving Australian authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles.For more information, visit or call 1800 455 039 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisAus on Twitter for the latest news.

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