Though few unusual pieces of equipment are called for in the recipes, you may wish to purchase pans, molds, or tools for particular preparations. Local restaurant-supply stores carry heavy-duty equipment that may be more expensive, but is more durable, than lighter-weight domestic cookware and baking pans. Failing that, a great many excellent pans, molds, and tools are available in department and hardware stores.
For imported Italian food products, grocery stores in Italian neighborhoods usually carry a full line of ingredients necessary for the recipes.
The following list of mail order sources for particular equipment and foods will be helpful if you have difficulty with local sources.
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