'Italian cookery involves the minimum of fuss and the maximum of flavour' - Antonio Carluccio's definition of his native cuisine has been lovingly applied to this fabulous collection of regional dishes. AN INVITATION TO ITALIAN COOKING (revised and updated from its first publication in 1986) is a fresh, accessible introduction to one of the world's oldest and most popular cuisines. From Risotto con Porcini, famous in Piedmont, to the Roman favourite Carciofi alla Giudea, together with expert information on wines and cheeses, Antonio demonstrates his mastery of and enthusiasm for the complete Italian eating experience.
Antonio Carluccio is Britain's favourite Italian chef. He is the proprietor of London's Neal Street Restaurant and has made numerous television appearances as well as being the author of several bestselling books. He and his wife Priscilla created Carluccio's, the specialist Italian food shop, and a series of Carluccio's Caffes in and around London.