Ursula Ferrigno is an acclaimed food writer and chef who embodies the Italian and Mediterranean passion for good food made from the freshest natural ingredients. She specialises in Italian, vegetarian, baking, and gluten-free recipes.
Ursula Ferrigno is an acclaimed and experienced food writer and chef. She trained at the Auguste Escoffier School of the Culinary Arts and has taught at leading cookery schools in both the UK and Italy, including the celebrated Leith’s School of Food and Wine. She toured the US, running classes in all Sur la Table stores, is consultant chef to Caffè Nero and has made many appearances on BBC TV. The author of more than 18 cookery books (including Cucina Siciliana for Ryland Peters & Small), Ursula has also written for Olive, BBC Good Food, The Observer and Taste Italia.
In her new book, Cucina di Amalfi, you will discover a sparkling region in Southern Italy which offers the most tantalizing food, through 75 authentic recipes, cooked with care and attention using the best ingredients.
In this seductive book you’ll find recipes ranging from simple antipasti and ministre (soups) to pane (bread) and pizza, risotto, pollame and carne (fish and meat), and the all-important contorni (vegetable), alongside essays on the food culture and traditions of the area and beautiful scenic photography. This is a celebration of the dishes born out of Southern Italy, and everything that this region has to offer.