The legendary chef's three most cherished cookbooks

Ottolenghi: The Cookbook

When this came out it really gave everyone a brilliant new look at how to prepare easy, healthy food. It demystified fresh food preparation – and I can’t tell you how many dinner parties I have been to since, that all seem to contain at least one of his recipes.

Elizabeth David: Italian Food

This book was well ahead of its time, published when you could only buy olive oil in chemists in the UK. It is still relevant for a UK audience now.

Anna Del Conte: Gastronomy of Italy

This is a book that is like a dictionary of all things Italian. Again – still relevant to everyone interested in Italian food.

Giorgio is head chef of Locanda Locatelli, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill in Marylebone. He will open ‘Sabia by Giorgio Locatelli’, part of One&Only Portovoni, Montenegro, set to open in October. 


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