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The Silver Spoon

Alberto Capatti

The Silver Spoon
The Silver Spoon

The Silver Spoon

Alberto Capatti

Hardback / bound | English
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The bible of traditional Italian cooking, with over 2,000 recipes. Revised and updated.

'Italy's version of The Joy of Cooking... Presents lucid recipes for every dish a lover of Italian food could wish for - more than 2,000 of them.' – Bon Appetit

'The one-volume encyclopedia of Italian home cookery.' – The Wall Street Journal

'Big and bountiful.' – The New York Times

'...This is a bible for serious Italian chefs, but it's accessible for beginners, too.' –  Forbes Online

'A seriously comprehensive guide that shows that Italian food is about for more than just pasta and pizza... One for serious Italophiles.' – Gordon Ramsay, The Times

'The most successful Italian cookbook of all time.' – The Financial Times

'A joy to cook from... May well prove to be the only Italian cookery you’ll ever need.' – Henrietta Green, Daily Mail

'It's hard to imagine a more comprehensive resource of Italian classics.' – Fine Cooking Magazine

'Accessible and a pleasure to read... When it comes to Italian home cooking, The Silver Spoon serves it up.' – Costco Connection

'Without a doubt, this season's one indispensable cookbook is The Silver Spoon... Magnificent.' – This Week

'A kitchen essential for anyone with even a passing interest in Italian food... If you're stuck for a Christmas gift idea for the foodie in your life, this is just the thing.' – Sunday Business Post Ireland

'The Silver Spoon is as delicious to look at as the recipes inside.' – Scotland on Sunday Christmas Guide

'A brilliant source of inspiration.' – Delicious

'Time-honoured recipes that make this a one-stop reference book for traditional Italian cooking.' – House and Garden

'The ultimate kitchen companion.' – Mindfood Magazine

'Strongly recommended for cooks of all stages, culinary school students, and food lovers.' – celebrity-books.blogspot.com

'The most exhaustive Italian cookbook in recent memory, this volume offers something for every cook, regardless of their skill level, and deserves to be a fixture in American kitchens.' – Publishers Weekly

'We love The Silver Spoon cookbook from the 1950s – a staple in many Italian food lovers’ kitchen.' – Family Circle

'This book is considered something of an authority on Italian cookery and is the bestselling cookery book of all time in its native land... For lovers of Italian cuisine it contains so much to inspire and delight. Well deserving of a coveted space on the kitchen shelf.' – Woman's Way (Ireland)

'There's plenty to say about Italian food but very little that hasn't been explored in this vast tome. In essence it defines the ineffable conviviality that gives Italian fare its pizzazz.' – Monocle


  • Publisher
    Phaidon Press Ltd
  • Translator
    First Edition Translations
  • Pub date
    Oct 2011
  • Pages
  • Theme
    National and regional cuisine
  • Dimensions
    270 x 180 x 79 mm
  • Weight
    3136 gram
  • EAN
  • Hardback / bound
    Hardback / bound
  • Language

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