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.
Son of the local railway stationmaster, Antonio Carluccio's love affair with food began when he was a child in his mother's kitchen. Having moved to London in 1975, he set up and ran the Neal Street Restaurant and spent 10 years developing the hugely successful Carluccio's Caffes. In 1998 Antonio was given the Commendatore award for his knowledge, enthusiasm and lifetime's service to the Italian food industry, and in 2007 he received an O.B.E.