Valentina Harris

Valentina Harris is the youngest member of a large Anglo-Italian family of colourful gourmets. Educated in Italy, Valentina brought her qualifications for teaching and cooking to London in 1976, where she built up her reputation until the publication of the first of more than 30 award-winning cookery books in 1984 – Perfect Pasta.

Valentina is an experienced and enthusiastic teacher and since 2001 she has been offering culinary adventures in Italy and across Europe, as well as sharing her passion for food by hosting bespoke cookery course and private catering commissions. She is now a regular face at food festivals across the UK.

New for 2017

2016
Atul Kochhar, Reiko Hashimoto, Rob Kirby, Scott Hallsworth, Valentina Harris

We’re delighted to have confirmed our publishing list for the first part of 2017. It kicks off in January with Tom Kerridge’s Dopamine Diet and Reiko Hashimoto’s Cook Japan,...

Risotto! Risotto!

2016
Valentina Harris

Prized for its texture, flavour and versatility, risotto has been part of the Italian diet since the eighth century and is one of Italy’s most...