The book opens with photographs of all the different types of pasta. This is followed by instructions along with step-by-step pictures on making fresh pasta, layering lasagne and cooking spaghetti. All the classic pasta recipes are here - fettucine alfredo, spaghetti bolognese, penne puttanesca, etc. There are also recipes for pasta bakes, pasta salads, very fast pasta, pasta with seafood, chicken, meat and vegetables. It is the perfect pasta book.