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    Everyone loves pasta, but despite myriad cookbooks no one has ever seen the world’s favorite food presented like this. Created by a team of obsessive designers, this unique book reveals the hidden mathematical beauty that cooks across the globe have taken for granted since Marco Polo.

    Pasta’s wonderful, sometimes whimsical, geometrical shapes and surfaces are designed to hold certain sauces or accompaniments, to be beautiful yet functional. Here are over ninety forms of pasta, each shown through especially commissioned photographs, mathematical formulae that accurately describe each shape, and drawings that reveal the hidden genius of our everyday food. Brief texts describe the special attributes of each form of pasta, along with advice on specific uses in cooking.


    ISBN 9780500515808
    Genre COOKING / History
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 208
    Publisher Date 2011-09-19 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Thames & Hudson
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 7.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 2.16 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Illustrated
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Legendre, George L.

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