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When Nicky Pellegrino's Italian father came to England he fell in love with and married a Liverpool girl. He brought to his new family his passion for food and instilled in them what all Italians know - that you live to eat instead of eating to live. This Italian mantra is the inspiration behind Nicky's delicious novels. Every summer the family left their home in Merseyside and returned to her father's home town, near Naples, in southern Italy. When Nicky met and married a New Zealander she moved to Auckland where she works as a journalist and edits a woman's magazine. She hoards her annual leave so that she and her husband can return to Italy to meet up with her family and to eat the best mozzarella and research her books.

If you like Nicky Pellegrino you might also like to read books by Judy Astley, Domenica de Rosa and Christobel Kent.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Nicky Pellegrino

One Summer in Venice by Nicky Pellegrino
One Summer in Venice
Nicky Pellegrino
In the maze of Venice's canals, bridges and piazzas, one woman sets herself a goal to find the ten things that could be the key to her happiness. Once she's found them, she'll construct a new life around her ten...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2016
One Summer in Venice by Nicky Pellegrino
One Summer in Venice
Nicky Pellegrino
In the maze of Venice's canals, bridges and piazzas, one woman sets herself a goal to find the ten things that could be the key to her happiness. Once she's found them, she'll construct a new life around them, but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Food of Love Cookery School by Nicky Pellegrino
The Food of Love Cookery School
Nicky Pellegrino
Rich with passion, sunshine and humanity this is a heartfelt page-turner about learning to live again and, of course, mouthwatering food! In the sun-drenched Sicilian hills four women, all at turning points in their lives, learn lessons of a lifetime...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/07/2014
The Food of Love Cookery School by Nicky Pellegrino
The Food of Love Cookery School
Nicky Pellegrino
August 2013 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. Rich with passion, sunshine and humanity this is a heartfelt page-turner about learning to live again and, of course, mouthwatering food!...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2013
When in Rome by Nicky Pellegrino
When in Rome
Nicky Pellegrino
July 2013 eBook of the Month. A captivating tale of love and music, food and passion. Take yourself on a journey to Rome in the 1950s, a city of beauty and heartbreak,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2013
When in Rome by Nicky Pellegrino
When in Rome
Nicky Pellegrino
September 2012 Book of the Month. A captivating tale of love and music, food and passion. Take yourself on a journey to Rome in the 1950s, a city of beauty and heartbreak,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2012
The Villa Girls by Nicky Pellegrino
The Villa Girls
Nicky Pellegrino
This is a cracking, beautifully paced read to curl up with either instead of taking a holiday or while on holiday. It's a story of friendships, of passion, of family secrets and love featuring four friends, a sun-drenched escape and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2012
The Villa Girls by Nicky Pellegrino
The Villa Girls
Nicky Pellegrino
July 2011 Book of the Month. This is a cracking, beautifully paced read to curl up with either instead of taking a holiday or while on holiday. It's a story of friendships,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/06/2011
Recipe for Life by Nicky Pellegrino
Recipe for Life
Nicky Pellegrino
A love of food and the warmth of Italy shine out of this story. Told in alternating chapters between a young, hurt and lost English girl and an Italian mama, this involving family drama is a joy. Full of incident...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2011
Recipe for Life by Nicky Pellegrino
Recipe for Life
Nicky Pellegrino
March 2010 Editor's Choice. Nicky Pellegrino has a knack for transporting you in to the Italian countryside, smelling and tasting the air and the food and feeling the sun on your face. Another lovely tale of relationships, friendships...
Format: Trade Paperback - Released: 18/03/2010
The Italian Wedding by Nicky Pellegrino
The Italian Wedding
Nicky Pellegrino
A lovely book about two feuding families, a wedding and blossoming love that needs a helping hand. This is the perfect book to give you that feel-good, warm glow that comes with reading a good romantic novel. We can see...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/06/2009
Summer at the Villa Rosa by Nicky Pellegrino
Summer at the Villa Rosa
Nicky Pellegrino
There seem to be more and more novels around that evoke a sense of place by cleverly focusing on food and drink from the region, but then isn’t that half the reason we love to go on holiday, and this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2008
Delicious by Nicky Pellegrino
Delicious
Nicky Pellegrino
The title says it all for this is Italy and food, emotions and secrets, loyalties and a sense of place as three generations of women escape or return to this bewitching southern region. A really pleasant, comfortable, dual-time tale.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2005

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