The Mediterranean diet is widely acclaimed for its health benefits, but surely Italian food - with its pasta, pizzas and oil-soaked breads - is as far from being low-calorie and low-carb as you can get? Not in the hands of Italian food and low-carb specialists Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi. With ninety-three years of cooking experience and several bestsellers between them, Katie and Giancarlo have become leading advocates for the health benefits of a low-carb diet. Here, they show you how, in more than 80 fabulous Italian recipes, you can still eat some of the tastiest food on the planet while shedding weight and achieving a healthier, happier and more energized you. Using the Caldesi's bespoke CarbScale, The Low Carb Italian Kitchen ensures that anyone can enjoy delicious low-carb Italian food. From sugar-free dolci and low-carb pizza to portion-controlled pasta with abundant vegetables and delicious antipasti.