From the long, thin strands of spaghetti and the fat ribbons of tagliatelle to the short, spiral-shaped pieces of fusilli, ravenous readers learn all about Italian cuisine. Later on, they will put their knowledge to use with the sample recipes included in this book. After learning about pasta, they'll explore the world of pizza: an Italian dish and a popular American comfort food. Equipped with new skills and ideas for the kitchen, readers will be able to prepare their favorite dishes in no time. Buon appetito.