After the Show Show: Rocco DiSpirito
Rocco Dispirito discusses his new book 'Now Eat This! Italian'
- Duration 5:48
- Date Sep 26, 2012
Rocco Dispirito discusses his new book 'Now Eat This! Italian'
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I don't know -- the new cookbook quick correction just walked off because as unfit -- it's available my wife I got an last week on Amazon is called now eat this and Italian.
And you know let's start with let's start at the very user.
You know we've had -- cookbooks for from our lives than about five years yeah I underwent -- first among your mama's meatballs fantastic we made them up until we got this cookbook in my wife's store made the -- balls in the new -- Over the weekend or -- two days ago.
What is it you decided to do with your cooking.
To come up with you know what I'm not gonna cook traditional Italian stuff I'm gonna make it better for -- I decided that prove the theory that healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive that's -- because it became important to me personally.
I wanted to lose -- wanted to get in shape to do triathlon to get my health back in an order and Dominique to start taking this is part and putting them back together again.
Turns out some of them are better in their lower Keller for a right cause and effect adds -- sheriff that carries for her but fat can mask a lot of -- so -- sugar.
And -- it turns out like this is like lobster best on the first this is a very converted from the unhealthy to healthy is much better and it's leaner form the flavors of brighter they're more prominent.
And there's less muddy mess right.
You did something that you you know and it's not just all noodles in the in the -- -- and twenty -- this is that are all of creativity chemistry -- extraordinary what one of the things you did that you have a pork -- in there and he came up with a new sauce where you -- -- -- Time and gives it so much flavor that threatens anyways -- usually apple butter apple byte which is sugar free it's just concentrated apple sauce basically -- -- so those are the kinds of tricks that and I'm trying to use natural ingredients.
Sweeteners that are not our official like Steve via.
Bomb organic whole wheat noodles that tastes good.
Are we on a whole -- doesn't always hesitant cardboard making our own costs about half the calories of regular Boston's only -- -- for two ounces.
Using sprouted -- you know we crafts and yeah so this is basically the same idea making crossed out of vegetable that's an apartment at our house we Ezekiel bread which is that this very good yes well there's events like this same exact idea so you talk the talk and look at him he's is in good shape I'm not like you -- your amazing that now looks.
Let's do the math with it's beautiful -- -- and -- right here you go into the store or use another person's cookbook you wind up with.
You know -- war.
That -- that was held at 11170 -- 68 grants for at sixty grams -- is a gigantic amount that's what went on more than you need -- -- -- and look we can after its 307 -- nine point five grams of fat and I still use -- in here and use real pasta and real tomatoes and I have the white sauce and the red sauce.
But I make the white sauce with skim milk.
Probably on -- don't know and it's -- it a little error this secret to lasagna.
I think is it's got to be real cheesy and delicious but the white sauce whatever is -- they had him.
Looks like it fits the bill.
The white sauce -- cheesy it's made with naturally -- -- -- a problem original of people don't know that that's -- for skim milk.
You know fresh mozzarella among the lowest fat -- in the world sixty tellers -- now this is.
-- a microwave -- by the way.
These are no boil noodles and of -- cooks in fifteen minutes I'm Mike winds start to finish without dwelling -- So that this is -- not only healthy but I tried my best to make an extremely intermittent and now with those that fettuccine Alfredo -- a lot of people associate Alfredo with a thick.
Almost corny and coronary causing.
That is normally -- -- she went -- -- herself -- her yeah.
So -- -- it's different is exactly and -- butter and cream analysts forms on original.
This is made with the puree of leaks.
That's how -- pick in the sauce sea with a period looks like once you could police in my equipment period and a high speed blender you get this thick creamy substance which is what -- used to thicken.
The sauce instead of reducing cream and -- -- When my wife major meat balls in two days ago she said -- look at this for the filler.
You use and -- -- and -- -- Commitment is she -- -- it.
Commitment and it's a tough crowd right things and basically those are breakfast cereals are and a thirty Telus cup their whole grain they're really healthy and they make and in Baltimore -- Fantastic and it's got have to meet.
And a fantastic it's not just the entrees you during our live -- you put together some -- -- and I tasted one of them are in fact today the entire thing.
To what's interesting is this can only shell taste kinda like.
You know like the dairy queen -- that's made out of Oreo is a huge complex.
It thank you had a but it must make the flavor that there -- what -- -- as well.
Sooner what does he should sell is flax -- cocoa powder and -- and it speaks in some pride which cuts about 600 dollars.
It's delicious -- while it's welds -- -- pliable so you just take -- -- general around the media handled with spoon and euthanized Rancho.
And and the feeling is so many chocolate chips that are dark -- -- caller's teaspoon.
We need low fat exactly if he needed -- that really ought to -- -- of course.
Failed over the Marcella extra I'm gonna have this for later but.
Burns that's not a dipping sauce -- -- Well the new book and you can get it everywhere Gibbs and of course I downloaded and that -- -- in my truck today -- outside the studio know him I'll be there signing books all right so the traffic is terrible on the east side of Manhattan night here.
United Nations General Assembly stop by 48 and 67 and a -- new book is called now eat this Italian favorite dishes from.
The real moments of Italy all under 350 calories strip and if at all -- and my best your wife for thank you very much she could work -- -- -- -- -- -- we could use talented -- I can use the money how.
Are things right we have to pair.
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