The hip pressure cooking website has done much to elevate pressure cooking. Laura has done a tremendous job in making pressure cooking approachable and easy to understand. She has brought the fun back into pressure cooking with her easy and delicious recipes. Her understanding of the differences between conventional and pressure cooking produces new and classic dishes in a fraction of the time. This book is packed with all of her knowledge and will turn you into a true pressure cooker expert. --Anne-Mari Kelly, Director Sales & Marketing WMF Americas Group Inc. One of my favorite kitchen tools is the humble pressure cooker. It is an amazing tool for rapidly turning tough foods tender and maximizing flavor. Sadly, pressure cooking is often misunderstood, but Laura Pazzaglia does a fantastic job in explaining the hows and whys of this invaluable cooking method. --Chris Young, cofounder of www.ChefSteps.com and coauthor of Modernist Cuisine: The Art and Science of Cooking Authoritative, concie, and creative, Hip Pressure Cooking is the final word on using your pressure cooker to full effect. This isn't just your grandmother's cooking tool. The harried, modern home cook can benefit immensely from a pressure cooker's ability to get an elegant and delicious meal on the table in short order... --John Becker (Irma Rombauer's grandson) and Megan Scott, Joy of Cooking editorial team If you haven't yet discovered the magic of pressure cooking, this book will make you want to rush out and buy a cooker. "Hip Pressure Cooking is a treasure trove of imaginative recipes and ingenious techniques that will quickly convince you that there's no better way to prepare healthy, delectable, contemporary meals in minutes.Lorna Sass, author of Pressure Perfect and Great Vegetarian Cooking under Pressure Due to their safety and convenience, electric pressure cookers are rapidly replacing age-old stove-top pressure cookers. --Various
LAURA PAZZAGLIA picked up her first pressure cooker after seeing a friend make dinner in ten minutes flat. She quickly realized that the flavor of pressure cooked food is like tasting food in high definition! Three years ago Laura launched hippressurecooking.com to share her discoveries, recipes, reviews and tips. Today Laura is considered one of the world's top experts. She lives in Italy, near Rome, and travels frequently to the U.S. and Europe to share her passion for pressure cooking.