Valentina Harris

Valentina Harris grew up in Tuscany, has written authoritatively on many aspects of Italian food and has appeared on TV regularly since her first BBC series, ‘Italian Regional Cookery’. She is the author of more than 40 internationally successful titles, including Valentina Harris’s Complete Italian Cookery Course, Risotto! Risotto!, Slow, and the recent Gourmand World Cookbook Award-winning series on regional Italian cookery. The ‘Queen of Italian Cookery’, Valentina divides her time between London and Italy and works as a consultant, teaches at La Cucina Caldesi in London, runs the Chef’s Theatre at the Real Food Festival in London and holds cookery courses in different parts of Italy.