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Guy Grossi loves Italy, and Hachette Pratique loves his new book, LOVE ITALY (from Penguin Australia’s Lantern list).

Once you take a look at this sumptuous book, you’ll fall in love, too!

Join Guy Grossi as he travels around the gastronomic paradise that is Italy, tasting the best of Italian food and meeting the passionate artisans who produce it. All the quintessential Italian ingredients are here, from parmesan to prosciutto, balsamic vinegar to buffalo mozzarella. Discover the wonderful characters behind the ingredients, and the traditional artisan methods that have been passed down through the generations. Then cook your way through 150 recipes, including Slow-cooked veal shoulder with porcini; Bresaola with gorgonzola, honey, and fennel; Artichoke tortellini with capers, lemon, and olive oil; Crispy polenta chips with truffle mayonnaise; and Vanilla panna cotta, strawberries, and aged balsamic. This is irresistible, authentic Italian food you can make at home. Love Italy is a warm, honest, and joyful celebration of real food and real people. It is destined to become a classic cookbook and a must-have for any lover of Italian food and culture.

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Penguin Random House Australia (November 1, 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 544 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1921382422
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1921382420
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 6.54 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 10 x 2.6 x 13 inches

About the Author

Guy Grossi is a celebrated chef and restaurateur. He is the owner of Grossi Restaurants, including Grossi Florentino, Mirka Continental Bistro, Merchant Osteria Veneta, Ombra Salumi Bar, and Grossi Trattoria in Bangkok. He has been a judge on My Kitchen Rules and co-host of Italian Food Safari, and has appeared on MasterChef Australia. He is the author of Grossi Florentino: Secrets and Recipes, My Italian Heart, and  Recipes From My Mother's Kitchen.