The River Cafe: Classic Italian Cookbook
by Rose Gray & Ruth Rogers
Opened by Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers in 1987, the legendary River Café changed the way we cook, eat and think about Italian food.
Over decades, they travelled extensively through Italy, cooking with friends, chefs and wine makers, who shared with them their traditional and regional classic family recipes. This book is Rose and Ruth''s personal interpretation of those precious recipes, the pages rich with their experiences and knowledge.
A passionate celebration of Italy and its unique culture of food, these 200 inspiring recipes sit side by side with memories of the places, stories of the people, and insights into the regions, seasons, ingredients and techniques.
Woven with evocative photography taken in the Italian homes where Rose and Ruth cooked, and in the cities, villages, vineyards, markets and shops they grew to know so well, this is a book you will turn to time and time again, for special occasions, everyday meals, or simply to read and relish.
About the authors: Rose Gray MBE and Ruth Rogers MBE launched the River Café in 1987 and went on to achieve a worldwide reputation for their cooking. They have written several bestselling River Café cookbooks and presented The Italian Kitchen for Channel 4. Rogers has continued to run the restaurant after Gray sadly passed away in 2010, and it still holds the Michelin star that it was first awarded in 1998.