Pasta Italiana (Hardcover)

100 Recipes From Fettuccine To Conchiglie

By Gino D'Acampo, Kate Whitaker (Photographer)

Kyle Cathie Limited, 9781906868437, 208pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2012

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In Pasta Italiana, Gino D'Acampo, the master of modern Italian cooking, celebrates his homeland's most famous food export with an inspirational collection of 100 mouth-watering recipes that includes classics such as carbonara, puttanesca and ragu alla bologonese, as well as new twists on old favorites such as lasagne, macaroni and spaghetti vongole. Divided into six chapters Fresh and Filled Pasta, Dried Pasta, Baked Pasta, Like Mama Used to Make, Pasta on the Go, and Pasta for those with Allergies it includes everything from comforting baked pasta dishes, to spicy seafood and healthy vegetarian options, even desserts Featuring an introduction by nutritionist Juliette Kellow explaining the many health benefits of pasta with its low-salt and low GI it demonstrates that pasta is not the fattening option it was once thought to be and can be enjoyed at every meal.

About the Author

Gino D'Acampo is the master of modern Italian cooking. His first book, Fantastico! won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Italian Cookbook and Buonissimo! and The Italian Diet were both international bestsellers. Born in Torre del Greco, Naples, in southern Italia, Gino inherited his grandfather's love of cooking and studied at the Luigi de Medici Catering College. Gino regularly appears on TV and among his many credits are three series of his own, including Gino Vs. Britain, There's No Taste Like Home, as well as appearances on Italy's top cooking show, La Prova Del Cuoco. Visit his website: