After four seasons as host of the hit TV series David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, David Rocco has become one of Canada’s most popular celebrity cooks. His show is aired on Food Network Canada, in Italian on TLN television and in French in Quebec via TVA. Chosen as one of Flare magazine’s 20 most stylish Canadians, David is celebrated beyond our borders; his show airs in 100 countries. As a proud Italian Canadian, David says his love of food, cooking and preparing meals for friends and family is part of his DNA: “I’m not a chef, I’m Italian!”
This gorgeous cookbook is full of everything that makes David’s TV show such a favourite: beautiful food photography and locales, and, of course, David’s sense of dolce vita, the sweet life. It’s all about taking a relaxed approach to the everyday, and the foundation of this lifestyle is simple, elegant food. David emphasizes the philosophy of quanto basta, or “just enough,” and encourages readers to cook to their own tastes. Here is great food, simply and lovingly created.