Passione: The Italian Cookbook

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9780755311187: Passione: The Italian Cookbook

Full of colourful and modern recipes that evoke Italian life at its most enticing, this is the first cookbook from Gennaro Contaldo. Gennaro's passion for fresh, seasonal ingredients and his love of simple food is shared here with the energy for which he is famous. With evocative stories from his childhood - free-diving for oysters, foraging for wild mushrooms and bunking off school to go fishing - it is also illustrated with photographs from his childhood as well as modern food photography. This book reveals the secrets of Gennaro's own basic recipes as well as some of the best-loved dishes from his restaurant - "fillet of seabream with honey and vinegar", "lamb cutlets with mixed herbs and prosciutto" and "limoncello and strawberry ice cream".

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Gennaro began to work in the kitchens of local restaurants, at his home on the Amalfi coast, at the age of eight. In 1969, he moved to Britain where he worked in various restaurants in London, the Midlands and Scotland. His expertise has led him to advise some of television's most famous chefs - including Antonio Carluccio and Jamie Oliver - as well as appear in various TV shows himself. In 1999 he opened PASSIONE restaurant in London.

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“...make this an enjoyable read from cover to cover.” -- Publishers Weekly

“...pretty, rustic cookbook...” -- Publishers Weekly

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