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Jamie’s Food Tube: The Pasta Book

Written by

Gennaro Contaldo

Who’s the author? Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo, the godfather of pasta, mentor to Jamie Oliver and one half of the Greedy Italians.

What’s it about? The Pasta Book is bursting with exciting, seasonal and super simple recipes to bring an authentic taste of Italy to your kitchen, whether you’re short on time or looking to go on an Italian cooking adventure.

Recipes we love: Parma Ham and Red Pepper with Taglierini, Baked Tomato and Cheese Conchiglioni and Involtini of Beef in Tomato Ragu with Fusilli.

Good book for: Mid-week inspiration for cooks of all abilities. This book will help to liven up your repetoire, with tasty, achievable recipes that range from the essentials to new and exciting combinations.

You’ll like it if: You’re in search of new ideas for tasty recipes that will guide you through some of the most exciting seasonal produce.

‘Enjoy this pocket-sized cookbook, full of incredible, achievable pasta recipes, from the very basics to kick-ass dishes for any night of the week. Buon appetite!’Jamie Oliver

Discover Gennaro’s top pasta making and cooking tips:

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