Author Gina Leeber’s new book “Mama Gina’s Homestyle Recipes” is a collection of longtime family favorites inspired by her travels throughout northern and southern Italy

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Recent release “Mama Gina’s Homestyle Recipes” from Page Publishing author Gina Leeber is a compilation of mouth-watering Italian recipes developed over the course of fifty-two years of cooking for her family, decades of restaurant ownership, and her extensive travels throughout northern and southern, where she experienced firsthand the myriad flavors and culinary styles of many different regions.

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Gina Leeber is an accomplished chef who started cooking in Ciro’s, her father’s famous New York City restaurant at the age of four. She is the owner of Leopardi’s Italian Restaurant in Fort Myers, Florida, where she lives with her husband, Anthony, and is happily surrounded by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She has published her latest book “Mama Gina’s Homestyle Recipes”: an easy-to-follow cookbook for novice and experienced cooks alike.

Gina Leeber is the author of two children’s books, “An Adoption Story” and “Journey Mousearello: The Little Church Mouse”. She is an accomplished chef who started cooking at the age of four in her father’s restaurant, the famous Ciro’s in New York City. She has made numerous appearances on Fox 4 TV, sharing and cooking her family recipes. Gina and her husband, Anthony, live in Fort Myers, Florida, surrounded by their six children and twenty-two grandchildren and great-grandchildren. They are the owners of Leopardi’s Italian Restaurant in Fort Myers, Florida, where many of the recipes in this book are served.

The recipes are longtime family favorites. Gina has enjoyed her travels through northern and southern Italy, where she has combined both styles of cooking for you to enjoy in this book. Her mother’s house always smelled of great cooking, and she wanted her house to smell like that when she grew up. Fifty-two years of cooking for her family have added to her experience as well as her love to experiment in the kitchen. You, too, will love the warm feeling of togetherness cooking can bring, whether two or twenty—the smell from a kitchen is heartwarming. Feel free to experiment or copy, and always remember: it’s your kitchen, your way!
Published by Page Publishing, Gina Leeber’s illustrated book is an invaluable resource for anyone seeking a compendium of classical Italian dishes from delicious appetizers and to mouth-watering desserts for every palate.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Mama Gina’s Homestyle Recipes” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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