With rich flavours bursting from simple ingredients, authentic Italian pasta is always a delight. The scent of torn basil leaves; the sizzle of pan-fried prawns; the sight of an olive-studded spaghetti alla puttanesca: pasta sauces envigorate all the senses. These classic flavours are always tempting, but there is so much more to savour u have you tried walnut, pumpkin or lamb pasta? Diana Seed, a resident in Italy for over 40 years, shares the one hundred best ever recipes for pasta sauces from all over the country. With recipes that are simple and extravagant, classic and innovative, this seleccione is as wide-ranging as Italian culture itself. Yet it is the subtleties that make all the difference: Diana Seed unveils when to add your cheese, and how to get the perfect amount of sauce, to turn your pasta into real Italian cuisine.