The chef and restaurateur behind the Carluccio chain will be at Cheshire Oaks this week to launch his latest book.

Antonio Carluccio will be at his namesake restaurant for an exclusive book signing and Q&A between 3-5pm on Friday, November 25.

Christmas shoppers will get an extra 10% off all deli shop products purchased on the day and copies of Vegetables available at the special price of £20


Lovers of Italian food and budding chefs will have the opportunity to hear Antonio share anecdotes from more than 70 years of gourmet adventures; he will lovingly regale his audience with recipes dedicated to glorious greens, roots and shoots, including lasagne di bietole (beetroot lasagne) and torta rustica di patate (rustic potato cake).

Vegetables by Antonio Carluccio

Bestsellers at Carluccio’s include the award-winning panettone tradizionale (£16.95), vin santo with cantucci biscuits (£25) and the baci di dama (£7.95/£19.95) biscuit jar. New for this year is the panettone alla crema di prosecco (£19.95) laced with swirls of Venetian prosecco cream.

Arrive before the book signing or linger for longer afterwards to savour Carluccio’s Menu Festivo, priced at £17.99 for two courses or £19.99 for three and featuring classic Italian specialities such as Saltimbocca di Pollo, or a Sicilian Seafood Linguine with blue swimming crab, prawns, mussels and clams in a rich tomato sauce. Finish with Carluccio’s award panettone tradizionale drizzled with a vin santo syrup.

Places at Antonio Carluccio’s book signing are complimentary and can be booked with Carluccio’s Cheshire Oaks directly on 0151 357 1525.