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Carluccio's Caffe Launches New Sharing Plates

I spend quite a lot of time in various Carluccio’s Caffes – though mainly my local Richmond branch. I buy most of my pasta there (especially my favourite orecchiette), polenta, olives, panettone at Christmas, colomba at Easter and wonderful baci di dama biscuits (to which I am seriously addicted). 730 more words


Pasta with Mascarpone and Peas

Peas are a great spring vegetable.  While looking for a pea recipe, I found this pasta dish from British Italian chef Antonio Carluccio in his cookbook, … 114 more words


My Favourite Books: Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy

The Two Greedy Italians are the lovable, larger than life Antonio Carluccio and the lively and loud Neopolitan Gennaro Contaldo. This is the second book based on their BBC television series of the same name which is well worth watching if you can find the DVD. 250 more words

Antonio Carluccio


This pesto’s recipe I learnt from Masterchef Australia season 5. This recipe is Antonio Carluccio’s. They introduced him as the God father of Italian cooking. At the age of 76 he is so active multitasking and pursuing his passion for cooking. 311 more words

Food Photography

Antonio Carluccio, Mushroom Hunt Photo-shoot

Here are some photos from a photo shoot I was lucky enough to do in Autumn for the legendary Antonio Carluccio, for a wild Mushroom Hunt in a beautiful forrest. 74 more words


Italian Sausages with Roasted Pepper Sauce & Polenta

I rarely eat sausages these days (they were a regular supper dish when my kids were small) but a few times I’ve sought out good, authentic Italian sausages for a dish and had no luck finding any. 691 more words


Antonio Carluccio’s Simple Cooking

Antonio Carluccio’s Simple Cooking – Antonio Carluccio
Quadrille – 2009
Photography: Alastair Hardy

I’ve always been interested in Antonio Carluccio’s style of Italian cooking. This cookbook however, was a little underwhelming.  319 more words