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 his own TV series, 'Two Greedy Italians' on BBC2. In 1999, he opened his own restaurant, Passione, in Charlotte Street, London, which was awarded Best Italian restaurant in 2005. Gennaro has authored a number of cookbooks, has his own YouTube food channel, and is an ambassador for Citalia, Bertolli and Hotpoint. He has over 460k followers on Instagram. He lives in east London with his wife and twin daughters.
'With its straightforward instructions, cooking time estimates, and time-saving suggestions...this is a superb book that home cooks with busy schedules will turn to time and again.' * Publishers Weekly (US) *