Maxine Clark is a successful food stylist and cookery writer who specialises in Italian food and cooking. She was Deputy Cookery Editor for Good Housekeeping magazine and has contributed articles to magazines and newspapers, including The Sunday Times, Options, House and Garden and Country Living. She now writes regularly for Food and Travel magazine and BBC Good Food and has published several books. She teaches Italian cooking, running specialised cookery courses in Italy for Tasting Places. The photographer: Gus Filgate's award-winning photography enhances many cookery books. For Pavilion his work features in Emanuela Stucchi's Italian Vegetarian Cooking and Claudia Roden's Invitation to Mediterranean Cooking; Theodore Kyriakou and Charles Campion's Real Greek Food, as well as in Lorenza's Pasta for which he won the James Beard Award for Photography in 1997.
The definitive guide to Italian food combining 120 recipes and 60 masterclasses from the best-known Italian chefs including Anna Del Conte, Alastair Little, Valentina Harris and Claudia Roden.