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Entertainment legend Frankie Avalon has cooked his way from his mother’s kitchen in South Philadelphia to Hollywood and Las Vegas. In this collection of recipes, he shares some favorite Italian classics - like Tomato-Ricotta Lasagna - and unexpected treasures like Roast Pig with Fig Sauce.

Novice and experienced cooks alike will find a lot to love between pages filled with dozens of heirloom recipes, mouthwatering food photographs and a candid look at Frankie Avalon in his home in Southern California. Tips, ingredients and advice on cooking for crowds are a few of the many things you can find between the pages – what are you waiting for? Pick up your copy and get cooking today!

Additional Information:

  • Dimensions: 10-1/4"H x 8-1/4"W x 3/4"D (0.75 lbs)
  • Book Binding: Hardcover dust jacket; case binding
  • Page Count: 225 pages
  • Year of Publish:2015
  • ISBN Number: 978-1-250059-13-0
  • Country of Origin: USA

About the Collection
Former teen idol and legendary actor, singer and dancer, Frankie Avalon is proud to bring his Italian Kitchen home to you for all to enjoy. Growing up watching his mother and grandmother make fantastic family meals, Frankie was inspired to create a delicious assortment of authentic Italian food using only the finest ingredients, many of which are imported straight from Italy. With Frankie Avalon, you'll savor such classics as stuffed chicken, pazottis (a variety of fillings encased in golden pizza dough), breaded spaghetti balls, tiramisu and cakes like limoncello, Italian berry and Sicilian sea salt.

Grab yourself a little Italian

Frankie AvalonAbout the Guest
Actor, singer, dancer and former teen idol Frankie Avalon, born Francis Thomas Avallone, is a 20th century, American entertainment legend. With countless hit movies and singles, he began his career in food by authoring his first cook book Frankie Avalon's Italian Family Cookbook, from Mom's Kitchen to Mine to Yours. He has since made a name for himself in kitchens across America and beyond.