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A Meal's Magical Beginning Inspires Cookbook Full Of Antipasti

Saveur magazine Editor-in-Chief Stacy Adimando considers the start of a meal as "the best moment," and her cookbook, Piatti, celebrates Italian antipasti with plates that are rustic and seasonal.
Veal braciolini from the cookbook, Piatti: Plates and Platters for Sharing Inspired by Italy by Stacy Adimando. Source: Linda Pugliese

In an effort to explore her Italian roots, Saveur magazine Editor-in-Chief Stacy Adimando took a life-changing trip to Italy in 2012 – one that helped inspire her cookbook, Piatti: Plates and Platters for Sharing Inspired by Italy. The book focuses on Italian antipasti — the small plates that usually greet you before a meal.

When she

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