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Italian/American

It's a QCP cookbook, betch!

Hardcover
$32.00 US
8.31"W x 10.31"H x 0.95"D   | 41 oz | 8 per carton
On sale Apr 30, 2024 | 224 Pages | 978-0-7440-8839-7
Grab an apron, and let’s make some pasta!

For most Italians, cooking is a way of life, and that is certainly the case for Gianluca Conte, better known as QCP. But what makes a dish authentically Italian versus Italian-American? Is it the ingredients? Is it the way the dish is prepared? The answer is layered (like a lasagna), and Gianluca is here to set this straight, one shot of olive oil at a time.

You can’t spend too much time on TikTok without coming across QCP. He’s wild. He's vivacious. And he knows what he’s talking about when it comes to Italian food. In his debut cookbook, Italian/American, join Gianluca for a culinary journey that explores the two sides of his heritage, including recipes from his native Ischia (off the coast of Naples) as well as other regions of Italy and his American roots.

From making fresh pasta from scratch to preparing the ultimate Chicken Parmesan, Italian/American will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about Italian cooking, and keep you entertained along the way.
Gianluca Conte (@itsqcp), known as QCP (Queen City Prince), is a TikTok sensation originally from North Carolina who makes Italian recipes in over-the-top but incredibly engaging ways. QCP’s father is from Ischia, Italy, and his mom is from Brooklyn, NY. He grew up learning to cook in his father’s Italian restaurants in Charlotte (the Queen City). This blended background has helped propel QCP to becoming one of the top Italian chefs on social media. View titles by Gianluca Conte

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Grab an apron, and let’s make some pasta!

For most Italians, cooking is a way of life, and that is certainly the case for Gianluca Conte, better known as QCP. But what makes a dish authentically Italian versus Italian-American? Is it the ingredients? Is it the way the dish is prepared? The answer is layered (like a lasagna), and Gianluca is here to set this straight, one shot of olive oil at a time.

You can’t spend too much time on TikTok without coming across QCP. He’s wild. He's vivacious. And he knows what he’s talking about when it comes to Italian food. In his debut cookbook, Italian/American, join Gianluca for a culinary journey that explores the two sides of his heritage, including recipes from his native Ischia (off the coast of Naples) as well as other regions of Italy and his American roots.

From making fresh pasta from scratch to preparing the ultimate Chicken Parmesan, Italian/American will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about Italian cooking, and keep you entertained along the way.

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Gianluca Conte (@itsqcp), known as QCP (Queen City Prince), is a TikTok sensation originally from North Carolina who makes Italian recipes in over-the-top but incredibly engaging ways. QCP’s father is from Ischia, Italy, and his mom is from Brooklyn, NY. He grew up learning to cook in his father’s Italian restaurants in Charlotte (the Queen City). This blended background has helped propel QCP to becoming one of the top Italian chefs on social media. View titles by Gianluca Conte

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