Books and DVDs
Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy
Nowhere is food as much a part of everyday life as Italy - a country whose unique topography has resulted in distinct regional differences that are vibrantly alive and passionately celebrated. Following the success of Two Greedy Italians, Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo embark on a journey to explore Italy's distinct and varied terrains, and to find out how these have shaped the produce and, in turn, the peoples and their traditions. Containing over 80 mouth-watering recipes and breathtaking photography, Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy showcases the wisdom and passion of these two men for their native land, its people and produce. It is an essential book for anyone with an interest in this extraordinary country and its food.
Antonio Carluccio's Simple Cooking
Antonio Carluccio's Simple Cooking is a distillation of a lifetime of passion, full of Antonio's firm belief that cooking, whether for oneself or for family and friends, is one of the most loving of human skills. The recipes included in the book are all very easy to cook, perfect for those with little experience or who are short of time. Throughout there are clever suggestions for how to 'upgrade' a basic recipe alongside ingenious ideas for using up leftovers. These are Antonio's favourite recipes, illustrated with fabulous photography from Alistair Hendy and including several step-by-step sequences.
You can watch my video trailer for Simple Cooking here.
This book is now available in Carluccio's cafes nationwide.
The Godfather of Italian food, Antonio Carluccio has for the first time 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 lavish book provides a unique culinary journey.
Featuring dishes from each of Italy s distinct culinary regions, all aspects of the Italian meal are covered from antipasti, pasta, risotto to meat, fish, dolci and much more. Now, every Italian recipe you ll ever need is in one stunning volume. Antonio Carluccio: The Collection is bound to become the most significant Italian cookbook of its generation.
A Recipe for Life
Antonio Carluccio is a larger-than-life character who, over his 50-year career, has inspired thousands of people with his no-fuss Italian cooking and passion for good food and wine. But behind the famous name is a man whose life has been full of unexpected twists and turns, joy and sadness, love and loss. Born on the Amalfi Coast in the South of Italy in 1937, Antonio's taste buds were first awakened by his Mamma's delicious home cooking. In this book he recounts the early years, including his first experience cooking simple suppers on a two-ring stove, to his unplanned meteoric rise to fame as the founder of one of the UK's most prominent restaurant brands, prolific author and successful television presenter. Despite his success, Antonio has never forgotten is humble beginnings or the women, who next to food, have been the biggest influence on his life. Throughout the text will be the recipes that have formed the touchstones of his life. This is a story of commitment, drive and the ingredients needed to succeed.
Two Greedy Italians
Containing over 100 mouth watering recipes, this extraordinary book goes beyond the cliches to reveal real Italian food, as cooked by real Italians. It includes an intriguing combination of classic dishes and ingredients as well as others showcasing the changes in style and influences that have become a part of the Italy of today.
Reflecting the insights of both men into Italy then and now, Carluccio and Contaldo's return captures the essence of its authors - their humour, their wisdom, their curiosity and, most significantly, their shared passion for good simple food.
Southern Italian Feast DVD
Antonio's series, Southern Italian Feast, is now available. A programme about Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel, Carluccio and The Leopard, comes as a bonus DVD with the series.
Antonio Carluccio's Italian Feast
A collection of over 100 recipes by Antonio Carluccio, Italian food's greatest champion, that take the best of the old and the most delicious of the modern to create food that is as full of passion as it is flavour. Antonio also sets a context behind his recipes and identifies some of the issues behind Italian culture such as politics, football and fashion, for a taste of the country behind the cuisine.
Antonio Carluccio's Italia
A celebration of the regional gastronomy of Italy - essential for anyone with a genuine interest in Italian food. Antonio Carluccio weaves together vital information on each region's character and culinary traditions with valuable insights into cheeses, wines and speciality dishes.
The Complete Mushroom Book: The Quiet Hunt
Antonio Carluccio's expertise in mushrooms is unrivalled and this book will not disappoint. Here you can find over 100 mouthwatering recipes that make the most of readily available mushrooms in dishes ranging from classic to contemporary.
An Invitation to Italian Cooking
In this beautifully presented book, Antonio Carluccio invites you to share his love of Italian cooking and eating. With 150 recipes, inspired by the culinary traditions of each and every region of Italy, you are introduced to and encouraged to enjoy original Italian food at its very best.