Jamie Cooks Italy

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Published on 09 August 2018

Who’s the author: The one and only Jamie Oliver: bestselling author, chef, restaurateur, campaigner and one of the most influential people in the food industry.

What’s it about: A true celebration of one of the world’s most revered cuisines, in Jamie Cooks Italy, Jamie reconnects with a long-established love of Italian food. From antipasti through to dessert, it is the ultimate guide to recreating the magic of Italian cooking in your own kitchen, with a collection of achievable and accessible best-ever recipes inspired by the wonderful nonnas Jamie encountered while travelling the length and breadth of the country to research this cookbook.

With a mix of quick midweek meal ideas and slower recipes, it remains faithful to one of the most important pillars of Italian food, the joy of eating together, and has plenty of ideas for eating Italian-style with family and friends. Whether you’ve always wanted to know how to master the classics like the perfect carbonara, or discover lesser-known recipes passed down through the generations, this is the cookbook to help you bring a true taste of Italy to your table.

As with all of Jamie’s cookbooks, Jamie Cooks Italy is full of healthy dishes and clear nutritional information included for each recipe. There are also plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options too, as well as vegan recipes, making this an Italian cookbook that fits with modern ways of eating and dietary requirements.

Recipes we love: Oozy Risotto Balls, Spring Bruschetta, Tuscan Soup, Nonna Teresa’s Pasta and Limoncello Tiramisu.

Perfect for: Any lover of Italian food will swoon at Jamie’s inspiring recipes that pay homage to traditional recipes and methods but with Jamie’s signature flair and creativity. With easy-to-follow instructions, it’s also the perfect cookbook to help any cook who has never attempted Italian food before to confidently create truly delicious and authentic dishes at home.