Beautiful pasta recipes from the master of Italian cookery
The master of Italian food, Antonio Carluccio has been cooking, eating and championing Italian food for over 50 years. Born on the Amalfi Coast in the South and raised in the wooded North-West, Antonio has a rare and privileged breadth of culinary knowledge. He moved to London in 1957 and he took over the Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden in 1981. In 1991 Antonio opened a deli next to the restaurant and in 1998 started the first Carluccio's Caffe in Market Place, London. After developing the Carluccio's cafe business Antonio is no longer a director but continues to work with the Carluccio's team on menu development and chef training whilst also concentrating on new projects. In 1983 Antonio made his first appearance on BBC 2 talking about Medi
A revised and updated edition of the famous pasta book by one of the biggest names in modern cookery books. You can tell a book is a classic when the author's name is printed on the cover, as it is here, in letters that dwarf the title. You could call this book simply 'Carluccio' and bookshop customers would be flocking to it. This is one that makes a fetish of simple pasta, that uses a common basic foodstuff and turns it into a rare delicacy. The publishing genius of revised editions of cookery books is that owners of the original versions are bound to buy them because it is in the nature of good food that you always want more of the same. Here Carluccio delivers. Anyone for Chocolate Pasta Sauce? Form a line, children.