Gennaro & Bertolli with Butter

Gennaro is currently starring in Bertolli with Butter's TV campaign. Plus he has created some delicious recipes which can be seen here

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  • Mon, 22/08/2016

    Learn to make bread and all those mouthwatering baking delicacies you find in an Italian bakery.  Gennaro's new book is out on 8th September.  

  • Mon, 23/02/2015

    "Beautiful, classic recipes made with passion, by the man who taught me everything I know about Italian cooking." Jamie Oliver

  • Fri, 14/09/2012

    Fabulous mouth-watering dishes for all occasions lovely family photos!  

  • Thu, 26/04/2012

    The new series of Two Greedy Italians with Gennaro Contaldo and his friend Antonio Carluccio has started on Thursday 19th April, 8 pm, BBC2 ! 

  • Thu, 10/03/2011

    With my old friend, Antonio Carluccio, we rediscover our beloved native Italy together !  It starts on Wednesday 4 May 2011 at 8 pm on BBC2 !  Be sure to tune in, it should be fun !  There is also an accompanying cookbook ! 

  • Tue, 21/12/2010

    I can't believe we are already at the end of another year and Christmas is here again !  I apologise for being so quiet lately, but I have been away in Italy filming for a new TV series, which will be broadcast on BBC2 in the Spring !  I am saying no more at this stage, but watch this space for more information nearer the time !  In the meantime, I wish you and your families a lovely Christmas full of fun, peace and good food ! 

  • Sat, 03/04/2010

    Check out Gennaro's Easter photos in the Gallery section !  Just look at the mouthwatering bread and cakes he baked in his wood-fired oven !  You will also find the recipes in the Tips and Recipes section.  A Happy Easter to everyone ! 

  • Wed, 17/03/2010

    Finally Gennaro's new book, GENNARO'S EASY ITALIAN, has been published and is on sale now ! 

    The book launch party last night held at Caffe' Caldesi was a huge success with a great turnout from food writers to friends and family !  A BIG THANK YOU to all who came along on an especially wet evening.  It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces and this is what motivates me further to spread the word of my beloved home cooking of Italy ! 

    There will be lots of media coverage  -  mentions, reviews and interviews to come in Good Housekeeping, Essentials, Jamie's Magazine, Taste Italia, Best, Daily Telegraph Travel, TV Times as well as appearances on Good Food's Market Kitchen in March  -  watch this space ! 

    Gennaro will be doing a day of BBC Radio interviews on Thursday 25 February including BBC Radios Manchester, Devon, York, Northampton, Lincolnshire, Humberside, Shropshire, Cumbria, Guernsey, Gloucestershire, Solent and more ! 

    Check out a few recipes from his new book by clicking on Tips and Recipes !  Enjoy ! 


  • Mon, 15/03/2010

    Look out for Gennaro on the Good Food Channel this week as he appears on Market Kitchen cooking up some tasty recipes from his latest book !

  • Tue, 12/01/2010

    Welcome to Gennaro's new website !