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Antonio Carluccio was born on 19 April, 1937 in Salerno and is an Italian chef, restaurateur and food expert based in London. He moved to Vienna when he was 21 to study languages and then worked as a wine merchant in Hamburg from 1962 to 1975.
He became manger of Neal Street Restaurant in Covent Garden in 1981 and became owner in 1989 - it's the restaurant where Jamie Oliver started out. Antonio has published many cookbooks over the years and was awarded the AA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
Antonio Carluccio Books
The late Antonio Carluccio was one of the world's leading chefs and he knew Italian food like no other. In this collection of 120 recipes, he celebrated the taste and versatility of vegetables.
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The 120 recipes in the book reflect both traditional and contemporary Italian recipes. Making the most of humble vegetables, whether eaten raw, cooked or preserved, the recipes include pastas, soups, vegetable bakes and salads, risottos, pickle stews, tarts and dips. There are even cakes and biscuits based around veg!
Essential for every kitchen, these healthy and tasty dishes will change the way you eat veg.
Antonio Carluccio is the Godfather of Italian food and his passion for pasta is complemented by his extensive knowledge. This book collects 100 of his delicious pasta recipes, from the quick to the complicated, traditional to modern, light summery recipes to hearty baked dishes. Everybody loves pasta and this book will ensure that you have a recipe for every occasion.
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At last, the ultimate book on pasta from the master of Italian cookery! Pasta's huge variety of shapes, textures and flavours makes it the perfect basis for every kind of meal, from sophisticated dinner parties to simple suppers at home. In his exciting new book, Antonio Carluccio shares his love of Italy's favourite food, providing innovative and exciting recipes for soups, main courses, salads and even desserts.To begin, clear and detailed instructions are given for making fresh pasta, opening up a whole new range of possibilities from making your own basic egg pasta to adding unusual colours and flavours like spinach and squid ink. Over 100 inspirational recipes for both fresh and dried pasta follow, ranging from the simple and traditional like Spaghetti Al Aglio, Olio E Peperoncino (with garlic, oil and chilli) and classics with a twist like Trofie al Pesto di Erbe e Noci (with walnut and herb pesto) to the truly unusual and luxurious, such as and Trullo di Zitoni (a deeply savoury baked lamb, herb and mushroom pasta pie). Also featured is a wealth of ideas for varying the basic recipe to produce numerous different dishes, according to taste and seasonal availability
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Over 30 years ago Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo separately left their native Italy for Britain where, in time, they met, worked together and established themselves as leading authorities on Italian cooking. In this compelling book - written to accompany the primetime BBC series - the two old friends have embarked upon an amazing journey back to their homeland to reconnect with their culinary heritage, explore past and current traditions and reveal the very soul of Italian gastronomy. Containing over 100 mouthwatering recipes, this extraordinary book goes beyond the cliches to reveal real Italian food, as cooked by real Italians. It includes an intriguing combination of classic dishes and ingredients as well as others showcasing the changes in style and influences that have become a part of the Italy of today. Reflecting the insights of both men into Italy then and now, Carluccio and Contaldo's return captures the essence of its authors - their humour, their wisdom, their curiosity and, most significantly, their shared passion for good simple food. It is an essential book for anyone with a genuine interest in Italian food.
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The Godfather of Italian food, Antonio Carluccio is an internationally acclaimed cook whose worldwide book sales number in the millions and whose television series have screened in over 20 countries. Now, for the first time, he has brought together over 300 of his best recipes to form this ultimate compilation. Capturing Antonio's simple, joyful and no-fuss approach to cooking, this exceptional book provides a unique culinary journey covering every aspect of the Italian meal from antipasti to dolci and featuring mouthwatering dishes from each of Italy's distinct culinary regions. It is packed with stunning photographs and infused with Antonio's characteristic voice and style. Antonio's recipes are always beautifully simple and bursting with flavour, and now that they're collected into one stunning volume, you won't need to scramble between your cookbooks for your favourite recipes ever again. With only the very best recipes drawn from seven of his best-selling cookbooks, Antonio Carluccio: The Collection is bound to become the most significant Italian cookbook of its generation.
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There are not many people who have been collecting, cooking and devising recipes for mushrooms for over 60 years, but Antonio Carluccio is one. His expertise is unrivalled and this book, with over 100 recipes that make the most of readily available mushrooms in dishes ranging from classic to contemporary via oriental and Eastern European, will not disappoint. In addition, for those who want to join in the thrill of hunting for their own mushrooms - the quiet hunt - the Complete Mushroom Book offers a detailed and authoritative well-illustrated field guide that helps distinguish between edible wild mushrooms and their poisonous lookalikes. This unique book, with specially commissioned photography by Alastair Hendy, will inspire and inform and bring the pleasure of mushrooms to a wider audience.
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Antonio Carluccio is a larger-than-life character who, over his 50-year career, has inspired thousands of people with his no-fuss Italian cooking and passion for good food and wine. But behind the famous name is a man whose life has been full of unexpected twists and turns, joy and sadness, love and loss. Born on the Amalfi Coast in the South of Italy in 1937, Antonio's taste buds were first awakened by his Mamma's delicious home cooking. In this book he recounts the early years, including his first experience cooking simple suppers on a two-ring stove, to his unplanned meteoric rise to fame as the founder of one of the UK's most prominent restaurant brands, prolific author and successful television presenter. Despite his success, Antonio has never forgotten is humble beginnings or the women, who next to food, have been the biggest influence on his life. Throughout the text will be the recipes that have formed the touchstones of his life. This is a story of commitment, drive and the ingredients needed to succeed.
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