About Gennaro Contaldo

Genarro Contaldo

Gennaro Contaldo is widely known as the Italian legend who taught Jamie Oliver all he knows about Italian cooking, as well as a renowned personality in his own right. Born in Minori on the Amalfi Coast, Gennaro’s quintessentially Italian spirit and positive nature has made him a TV favorite. He regularly appears on “Saturday Kitchen” on BBC and in his own TV series, “Two Greedy Italians” on PBS, of which there are two seasons. Gennaro has authored a number of award-winning cookbooks including, Passione, Panetteria, Gannaro’s Fast Cook Italian, and Gennaro’s Pasta Perfecto, all published by Interlink Books. He has his own YouTube food channel, is an ambassador for Citalia, Parmigiano Reggiano, and Birra Moretti, and has over 541k followers on Instagram. @gennarocontaldo

Lemon and herb roast chicken with fingerling potatoes and cloves of garlic, in a roasting pan, beside a plate of Swiss chard salad.

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

A lemony chicken roasted on a bed of potatoes, garlic, carrots, and leeks. A good rub with lemon butter herb paste gives it incredible taste and moistness.

Tagliatelle with lemon on a large serving pate beside a smaller plate with noodles being twirled on a fork. Next to it, there are more forks and some lemons.

Tagliatelle with Lemon

This is one of those recipes where the results far outshine the amount of effort. Hungry and in a hurry? Get ready to have your mind blown.