About the Author
Anne Casale began teaching cooking in 1963, when she founded Annie’s Kitchen, and later served two terms as president of the New York Association of Cooking Teachers. She has taught in cooking schools throughout the United States, and in 1988 the James Beard Foundation named her one of the year’s best cooking teachers. She has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, and has worked as a lecturer, consultant, and designer for restaurants, gourmet shops, and cooking schools. Casale is the author of Italian Family Cooking, Lean Italian Cooking, and Lean Italian Meatless Meals.