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    • ISBN:9780755364879
    • Publication date:09 Oct 2014

Gennaro's Italian Year

By Gennaro Contaldo

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A celebration of Italian food, culture and lifestyle in more than 120 seasonal recipes from the man who taught Jamie Oliver everything he knows about Italian food

A favourite of many national TV shows from Richard and Judy, Saturday Kitchen, BBC Breakfast and Jimmy's Farm, to all of Jamie Oliver's series, Gennaro Contaldo is an irrepressible and enthusiastic font of Italian culinary knowledge and he is back with his second book.

A celebration of Italian lifestyle and culture as much as Italian food, GENNARO'S ITALIAN YEAR includes recipes for every month of the year, from summer favourites to Christmas essentials. With stories from his childhood to give a flavour of life in Italy and more than 120 delicious recipes, this is the definitive Italian cookbook from the country's favourite Italian chef.

Biographical Notes

Gennaro Contaldo began to work in the kitchens of local restaurants in Amalfi at the age of eight. In 1969, he moved to Britain where he travelled from the Midlands to Loch Lomond, training in village restaurants and studying the wild food of the area. He then worked as a chef in several London restaurants before opening his own, Passione, in London's Fitzrovia. Gennaro is currently involved with Jamie Oliver in setting up 'Jamie's Italian', a collection of nationwide restaurants. He lives in London with his partner Liz and their gorgeous twins Chloe and Olivia.

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  • ISBN: 9780755315475
  • Publication date: 19 Mar 2009
  • Page count: 264
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'This book oozes with the Italian chef's passion and knowledge for the country's festivals, celebrations and traditions - as well as a cracking set of recipes' — Olive
'The most charming of the season's cookbooks... The recipes resemble a more homely version of the River Café's finest' — Evening Standard
'[A] delicious celebration of Italian food' — Glamour
'From Jamie Oliver's Italian mentor, a seasonal Italian cookbook that can't fail to inspire with plenty of authentic, regional recipes' — Sainsbury's Magazine
'GENNARO'S ITALIAN YEAR mixes charming reminiscences of his upbringing with a variety of sumptuous dishes' — NOW Magazine
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