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Gino D'Acampo - Author

About the Author

Born in Torre del Greco, Naples, in southern Italy, Gino D'Acampo inherited his grandfather's love of cooking and studied at the Luigi de Medici Catering College. Gino appears regularly on TV, most recently in Gino's Italian Escape and Let's Do Lunch with Gino and Mel, and as a resident chef on ITV's This Morning.

Featured books by Gino D'Acampo

Gino's Hidden Italy How to Cook Like a True Italian

Gino's Hidden Italy How to Cook Like a True Italian

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Let the nation's favourite Italian chef, Gino D'Acampo, teach you how to cook and eat like a true Italian. It will accompany Gino's new 7-part primetime series Hidden Italy, coming to ITV this Autumn. Chapters include: Antipasti & Soups; Pasta; Risotto; Fish & Seafood; Poultry & Meat; Vegetables & Sides; Pizza, Pies & Bread; Desserts.

Gino's Veg Italia! 100 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Gino's Veg Italia! 100 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Healthy Italian recipes from Britain's favourite Italian chef. The Italian diet is one of the healthiest in the world. Based on simple fresh vegetables and crisp salads, and flavoured with herbs, oils and chilli, Italian food offers endless healthy recipes.

Pronto! Let's Cook Italian in 20 Minutes

Pronto! Let's Cook Italian in 20 Minutes

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/04/2014

Let Gino solve your dinner dilemmas with 130 delicious and quick dishes to inspire you to leave behind the same dull, after-work meals. With recipes organised by ingredients, so you can easily find a dish using what you have in the cupboard or fridge, there are chapters on: * Soups and Small Plates * Chicken * Meat * Fish and Seafood * Pasta * Vegetables * Desserts Also featuring a comprehensive section on Gino's handy hints and tips for quicker cooking, such as organising your workspace, the equipment that you really need (and the stuff you can do without) and essential storecupboard ingredients for fast flavour. Plus shortcuts to get ahead, such as making flavoured oils and freezing chopped herbs and batches of sauce to have on standby. This book promises minimum effort, maximum satisfaction - in just 20 minutes.

La Dolce Diet 100 Recipes and Exercises to Help You Lose Weight the Italian Way

La Dolce Diet 100 Recipes and Exercises to Help You Lose Weight the Italian Way

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/12/2012

Think losing weight is all about avoiding your favourite foods and punishing exercise routines? Wrong! The Dolce Diet combines recipes so delicious and exercises so simple that it won't feel like you are denying yourself. From romantic suppers and meals to impress your guests to healthy snacks and not-so-naughty treats, here is everything you'll need to lose weight and tone-up without missing out on your favourite foods. With menu plans from a leading dietitian and advice on what to eat and what to limit, this stress-free approach to slimming will revolutionise the way you think about healthy eating. Be it Fresh Salmon Carpaccio with Chilli and Oregano followed by Amaretti Biscuits with Vanilla Trifle, or a meal of Light Lamb Burgers with Sundried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cheese finished off with Baked Ice Cream in Crispy Meringue, shedding the pounds has never tasted better.

Other books by Gino D'Acampo

Gino's Italian Adriatic Escape A taste of Italy from Veneto to Puglia

Gino's Italian Adriatic Escape A taste of Italy from Veneto to Puglia

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2018

Join Gino on his culinary journey along the picturesque Adriatic coast. The latest cookery book, from everyone's favourite Italian chef, explores the cuisine of the beautiful East coast of Italy. A celebration of the finest recipes from the Adriatic coast, this cookbook makes Italian cooking simple. It includes everything from fresh seafood to delicious pasta, vegetarian options to meat dishes, and the exquisite photography is guaranteed to give you wanderlust. Gino's Italian Adriatic Escape includes all of the mouth-watering recipes from the accompanying major ITV series, as well as introducing us to some new delicious Italian recipes which are perfect for a meal for one or a family feast.

Pronto! Let's Cook Italian in 20 Minutes

Pronto! Let's Cook Italian in 20 Minutes

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/04/2014

Let Gino solve your dinner dilemmas with 130 delicious and quick dishes to inspire you to leave behind the same dull, after-work meals. With recipes organised by ingredients, so you can easily find a dish using what you have in the cupboard or fridge, there are chapters on: * Soups and Small Plates * Chicken * Meat * Fish and Seafood * Pasta * Vegetables * Desserts Also featuring a comprehensive section on Gino's handy hints and tips for quicker cooking, such as organising your workspace, the equipment that you really need (and the stuff you can do without) and essential storecupboard ingredients for fast flavour. Plus shortcuts to get ahead, such as making flavoured oils and freezing chopped herbs and batches of sauce to have on standby. This book promises minimum effort, maximum satisfaction - in just 20 minutes.

Gino's Italian Coastal Escape A Taste of Italy from the Aeolian Islands to Elba

Gino's Italian Coastal Escape A Taste of Italy from the Aeolian Islands to Elba

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/10/2017

'I know that some of you may never visit Italy, but with these simple and delicious recipes, which were inspired by my recent trip, I can bring a little bit of Italy to you.' Just back from his epic journey along Italy's stunning west coast for the ITV series Gino's Italian Coastal Escape, everyone's favourite Italian chef reveals the wonders of one of the richest and most varied cuisines in the world. Drawing inspiration from the markets and kitchens he visited and the locals he met, Gino has brought together these authentic regional recipes for you to recreate easily at home. Many are seafood classics, such as Amalfi-style fish soup and spaghetti vongole, but there is a wide range of other savoury dishes and sumptuous desserts. In addition, Gino shares some family recipes that he enjoyed when growing up in Campania, including his mother's meatballs and father's spicy calzone. All the recipes perfectly capture the essence of Italy's beautiful coastline and will have you cooking and eating like an Italian in no time. Chapters will include: Antipasti; Pasta and Rice; Pizza; Fish; Shellfish and Seafood; Poultry and Meat; Salads, Sides and Accompaniments; Desserts.

Gino's Healthy Italian for Less 100 feelgood family recipes for under GBP5

Gino's Healthy Italian for Less 100 feelgood family recipes for under GBP5

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2017

Want to cook like a true Italian and stick to the budget? Look no further than these 100 authentic and simple meals from the heart of Italy. Gino will teach us how to cook like a true Italian, but this time on a budget! Full of money-saving tips and tricks, to create delicious, healthy Italian meals at home - brimming with fresh ingredients with the same big flavours, in his simple signature style. Learn how to shop smart and store food, make the most of your fridge / freezer, and fill your kitchen cupboards with fail-safe Italian basics. Bring down the cost of your weekly shop and start eating better than ever with Gino's Healthy Italian for Less.

Gino's Hidden Italy How to Cook Like a True Italian

Gino's Hidden Italy How to Cook Like a True Italian

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Let the nation's favourite Italian chef, Gino D'Acampo, teach you how to cook and eat like a true Italian. It will accompany Gino's new 7-part primetime series Hidden Italy, coming to ITV this Autumn. Chapters include: Antipasti & Soups; Pasta; Risotto; Fish & Seafood; Poultry & Meat; Vegetables & Sides; Pizza, Pies & Bread; Desserts.

Gino's Islands in the Sun 100 recipes from Sardinia and Sicily to enjoy at home

Gino's Islands in the Sun 100 recipes from Sardinia and Sicily to enjoy at home

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/2015

Join Gino on his trip to the islands of Sicily and Sardinia on a journey of discovery of authentic and delicious Italian food. Delving into the gastronomic history of these islands he will uncover the signature dishes, and secret recipes that encapsulate Sicily and Sardinia and their people. With over 100 mouth-watering recipes - using fresh ingredients and regional specialities - Gino's Islands in the Sun will reveal the culinary secrets of these Mediterranean islands.

Gino's Veg Italia! 100 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Gino's Veg Italia! 100 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2015

Healthy Italian recipes from Britain's favourite Italian chef. The Italian diet is one of the healthiest in the world. Based on simple fresh vegetables and crisp salads, and flavoured with herbs, oils and chilli, Italian food offers endless healthy recipes.

I Diet

I Diet

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/12/2013

Enjoy the best of Italian food whilst still losing weight! The I Diet combines simple, fresh ingredients for an easy way to shed pounds. The Mediterranean diet is renowned for its health benefits (less saturated fats, less processed food, more 'good' fats and omega oils, more antioxidants), resulting in less heart disease and cancer for those that follow it. And you can enjoy truly delicious dishes - this is no starve-yourself diet but a healthy living approach to eating with exceptional recipes. With a leading dietitian's advice on what to eat and what not to eat and daily and weekly menu plans so you can easily follow the diet, this is an attractive, stress-free approach to losing weight.

Buonissimo!

Buonissimo!

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

Buonissimo! is Gino's second collection of recipes. Divided into 5 chapters, this book will cover recipes for the family - whatever your family. 'Romantico' offers recipes for two - sexy food, sensual ingredients. 'Salute' is food for sharing - dinner parties as well as party food, appetisers and barbecues. In 'Facile facile' are Gino's versions of takeaway favourites - an Italian hamburger, healthy fish 'n' chips (Gino recently won BBC2's Take on the Takeaway challenge) food that children, and adults, will enjoy. 'Per tutti i giorni' are nutritious weekday meals, while 'Per Me' are recipes specially designed for 1 person, including one-pot meals and comfort food.

Gino's Pasta

Gino's Pasta

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2013

As people the world over know, pasta's huge variety of shapes, textures and flavours make it the perfect basis for every type of meal. In Gino's Pasta Gino D'Acampo, the master of modern Italian cooking, celebrates his homeland's most famous food export with an inspirational collection of 100 mouth-watering recipes that includes classics such as carbonara, puttanesca and ragu alla bologonese, as well as new twists on old favourites such as lasagne, macaroni and spaghetti vongole. Divided into six chapters - Fresh and Filled Pasta, Dried Pasta, Baked Pasta, Like Mama Used to Make, Pasta on the Go, and Pasta for those with Allergies - it includes everything from comforting baked pasta dishes, to spicy seafood and healthy vegetarian options, even desserts! Including an introduction by nutritionist Juliette Kellow explaining the many health benefits of pasta - it is a low-salt, low GI food - each recipe has been nutritionally analysed, demonstrating that pasta is not the fattening option it was once thought to be and can be enjoyed at every meal.

La Dolce Diet 100 Recipes and Exercises to Help You Lose Weight the Italian Way

La Dolce Diet 100 Recipes and Exercises to Help You Lose Weight the Italian Way

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/12/2012

Think losing weight is all about avoiding your favourite foods and punishing exercise routines? Wrong! The Dolce Diet combines recipes so delicious and exercises so simple that it won't feel like you are denying yourself. From romantic suppers and meals to impress your guests to healthy snacks and not-so-naughty treats, here is everything you'll need to lose weight and tone-up without missing out on your favourite foods. With menu plans from a leading dietitian and advice on what to eat and what to limit, this stress-free approach to slimming will revolutionise the way you think about healthy eating. Be it Fresh Salmon Carpaccio with Chilli and Oregano followed by Amaretti Biscuits with Vanilla Trifle, or a meal of Light Lamb Burgers with Sundried Tomatoes and Pecorino Cheese finished off with Baked Ice Cream in Crispy Meringue, shedding the pounds has never tasted better.

Fantastico! Fantastico

Fantastico! Fantastico

Author: Gino D'Acampo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2012

Gino is passionate about Italian food and believes that you should be able to achieve maximum satisfaction with minimum effort. You do not need hundreds of ingredients and complicated techniques to achieve fantastic results. By following the 100 recipes in this book, you too will be able to make great Italian food. Gino offers classic Italian recipes such as Linguine with Prawns as well as his own version of Shepherd's Pie and Italian-style Spring Rolls. Full of Gino's characteristic humour and enthusiasm, and encompassing the influences of the country's famous cuisine, this is a book filled with delicious, modern Italian food.