The ultimate book on pasta from the master of Italian cookery – his first dedicated to the subject in 20 years. Antonio Carluccio's Pasta will teach you everything you need to know about the many different types of pasta and how to cook them, including step-by-step instructions for making it at home.
Antonio Carluccio shares his love of Italy's favourite food, providing innovative and exciting recipes for soups, main courses, salads and even desserts. Over 100 inspirational recipes follow, ranging from the simple and traditional Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino (with garlic, oil and chilli) and classic Octopus Salad with Peas and Pasta to the unusual Sedani con Vodka e Salmone Affumicato (large pasta tubes with vodka and smoked salmon sauce). For something completely different, some sweet pasta recipes are included such as chocolate fettucine and ricotta pasta tart. Also featured is a wealth of ideas for varying the basic recipe to produce numerous different dishes according to taste and seasonal availability.
Pasta's huge variety of shapes, textures and flavours makes it the perfect choice for every kind of meal, from sophisticated dinner parties to simple family suppers at home. Antonio's clear and detailed instructions for making fresh pasta open up a whole new range of possibilities from making your own basic egg pasta to adding unusual colours and flavours like spinach and squid ink.
Antonio Carluccio's Pasta is the most complete companion for pasta lovers everywhere, offering recipes, tips and secrets collected over the last fifty years on this most popular and delicious dish.