• "'A delicious mixture that evokes Italy, both past and present'"

    Woman & Home
  • "'This vibrant and witty account of his gastronomic travels through Italy combines mouth-watering descriptions of dishes and foodstuffs, simple authentic recipes and a travelogue that is as richly observed as it is fascinating'"

    The Economist
  • "'For anyone who enjoys good food, Al Dente is a must'"

    Financial Times
  • "'Al Dente is to Italian food what a map is to Italian roads - essential reading. I loved it!'"

    Giorgio Locatelli
  • "'I couldn't put it down. They had to call me from the kitchen. When I was reading it I felt I was almost there. It brought a tear to my eye!'"

    Gennaro Contaldo