"'This book represents the past, present and future of Italian food. It is a journey I have willingly and lovingly undertaken' Antonio Carluccio"
About the Author
Antonio Carluccio, leading gastronome and best-selling Italian food writer, explores the foods and traditions of the different regions which give Italian cooking its richly, varied colourful character. Proprietor of the Covent Garden Neal Street Restaurant and, with his wife Priscilla, owner of the Italian food shop, Carluccio's and the series of Carluccio's Caffes, he was recently given the Commendatore award by the Italian government for his contribution to Italian food. His previous writing includes Complete Italian Food and The Complete Mushroom Book, and he has presented two highly successful television series.