The Pasta Queen: A Just Gorgeous Cookbook: 100+ Recipes and Stories (Hardcover)

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The Pasta Queen: A Just Gorgeous Cookbook: 100+ Recipes and Stories By Nadia Caterina Munno, Katie Parla (With) Cover Image


TikTok sensation and beloved home cook Nadia Caterina Munno, a.k.a. The Pasta Queen, presents a cookbook of never-before-shared recipes featuring the signature pasta tips and tricks that are 100% authentic to Italian traditions—and just as gorgeous as you are.

In the first-ever cookbook from TikTok star and social media sensation Nadia Caterina Munno—a.k.a. The Pasta Queen—is opening the recipe box from her online trattoria to share the dishes that have made her pasta royalty. In this delectable antipasto platter of over 100 recipes, cooking techniques, and the tales behind Italy’s most famous dishes (some true, some not-so-true), Nadia guides you through the process of creating the perfect pasta, from a bowl of naked noodles to a dish large and complex enough to draw tears from the gods. Whether it’s her viral Pasta Al Limone, a classic Carbonara, or a dish that’s entirely Nadia’s—like her famous Assassin’s Spaghetti—The Pasta Queen’s recipes will enchant even the newest of pasta chefs.

Featuring a colorful tour of Italy through stunning photographs and celebratory tales of the country’s rich culinary heritage, along with stories about Nadia’s own life and family, The Pasta Queen is a cookbook that will warm your heart, soothe your soul, and spice up your life. And best of all? It’s just gorgeous.

About the Author

Nadia Caterina Munno is The Pasta Queen. Born in Rome, Italy, she comes from a family of pasta makers and shares their cooking secrets with millions of people every day. Known for her mouthwatering recipes, palpable humor, and dramatic storytelling, Nadia’s online presence has spread like wildfire, amassing millions of followers on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. She has appeared on TodayThe Drew Barrymore Show, and Good Morning America, and was named “a force to be reckoned with in the digital space” by both Entrepreneur magazine and Social Media Week. Find out more at

Katie Parla is a Rome-based cultural historian, culinary expert, and journalist. She is the author of the food and travel blog and she reports on food, drinks, and culture for print and online publications. She leads culinary and cultural tours of Rome and regularly appears as an expert on the History Channel and the Travel Channel.

Praise For…

"Nadia has a natural touch when it comes to pasta: not only because she is a pasta native, but also because her personality is joyous and eclectic. She embodies generations of Italian women who have made beautiful (and just gorgeous) meals with simple ingredients for centuries."—Giuseppe Di Martino, CEO of the Pasta Di Martino group

"Nadia has an overwhelming sense of humor, incredible creative energy, great gastronomic skills, and love for Italy. She’s a great professional and leaves nothing to chance, and for this, I admire her a lot. Thanks to her ability to marry Italian cuisine with simplicity, Nadia is, in my opinion, one of the great prides of the food world."—Peppe Guida, Michelin star chef/owner of Antica Osteria di Nonna Rosa in Naples, Italy

"If you are looking to be tempted, transfixed, entertained, and elated by the jubilance of perfect pasta, look no further. The Pasta Queen herself is holding court, and her mouthwatering book is a testament to how wonderfully wide the world can be when you are speaking the love language of pasta. Nadia’s recipes are rich with tradition and ripe with innovation, and her ability to weave fun and deliciousness and just a scrunch of sass into every bite leaps from the page (the just gorgeous photos don’t hurt!). You will be hair flipping your way to pasta prowess in no time.”—Daphne Oz, Emmy Award-winning television host and New York Times bestselling author

Product Details
ISBN: 9781982195151
ISBN-10: 1982195150
Publisher: Gallery Books
Publication Date: November 8th, 2022
Pages: 288
Language: English