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Gennaro’s Pasta Perfecto!

The essential collection of fresh and dried pasta dishes

Gennaro Contaldo

Pavilion

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ISBN: 9781911624370

Price: £18.99

Publication date: 5 September 2019

Category: Cookery

"There’s nothing Gennaro doesn’t know about pasta. He’s an absolute legend!" Jamie Oliver

This brand new book from celebrated chef Gennaro Contaldo is all about pasta. One of the most popular of all Italian dishes, bestselling author and much-loved personality Gennaro reveals all of his tips and tricks for making the best of the most versatile of dishes.

Split into chapters for Dried, Fresh, Filled, Baked pasta and Sauces, Gennaro’s Pasta Perfecto! includes recipes for lasagne four ways, pasta salads, classic minestrone soup, homemade ravioli and perfect pesto, these are dishes that can be quickly whipped up for the whole family to enjoy. An inexpensive staple that can be easily transformed into a luxurious meal, the possibilities of pasta are endless – perfect for busy families and for easy entertaining. Join Gennaro on an exciting Italian adventure, and discover both new and traditional recipes that will quickly become household favourites.

A delicious collection of over 100 recipes and featuring beautiful photography by celebrated photographer David Loftus, many of these recipes can be cooked in a matter of minutes.

Packed full of tips for making fresh pasta, including gluten and egg-free, picking the best shape for sauces and featuring recipes from across Italy, this is an essential book for any pasta enthusiast.

ABOUT THE Author

Gennaro Contaldo is widely known as the Italian legend who taught Jamie Oliver all he knows about Italian cooking, as well as a renowned personality in his own right. Born in Minori on the Amalfi Coast, Gennaro’s quintessentially Italian spirit and positive nature has made him a TV favourite. He regularly appears on ‘Saturday Kitchen’ on BBC1 and in his own TV series, Two Greedy Italians’ on BBC2 of which there are two series. In 1999, he opened Passione in London, which was awarded Best Italian restaurant in 2005. Gennaro is currently involved in the Jamie Oliver restaurant chain, Jamie’s Italian, where he creates dishes and trains chefs nationwide and abroad. He has authored more than eight cookbooks, has his own YouTube food channel, and is an ambassador for Citalia, Bertolli and Hotpoint. He has 450k followers on Instagram. He lives in east London with his wife and twin daughters.

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