The Silver Spoon Classic (Hardcover)
A luxurious collection of the best recipes from the world's leading Italian cookbook - with all new photography and design
First published in 1950, Il Cucchiaio d'Argento, or its English-language offspring The Silver Spoon, is the ultimate compilation of traditional home-cooking Italian dishes. In this all-new luxurious book, The Silver Spoon Classic features 170 of the very best-of-the-best recipes from Italy's incredibly diverse regions. Carefully selected from Phaidon's Silver Spoon cookbooks, which have sold more than one million copies worldwide, this new collection features exquisite photography of the dishes, is replete with elegant double ribbons for easy reference, and a sumptuous design and package, which makes for an ideal gift or keepsake for the amateur and serious chef. With dishes for all tastes and seasons, The Silver Spoon Classic is the definitive guide to preparing the most important, authentic, and delicious Italian recipes.
About the Author
The Silver Spoon Kitchen is an archive of traditional recipes collected from across the country and includes every regional speciality.Eating is a serious matter in Italy. Cooking and food are among the finest expressions of Italian culture, vividly portraying the country's history, regions and traditions. The skills of Italian cooking are handed down from one generation to the next, and its unique character has come about through centuries of testing in family kitchens.
"With new, sophisticated photography, [The Silver Spoon Classic] honors the design origins of the original."—Publishers Weekly
"The definitive cookbook Italians have been passing on from one generation to another since 1950... Distilled down to 170 of the most iconic [recipes] each strikingly photographed on tables properly set to reflect Italian tradition."—Atlanta Journal-Constitution Online
"It has been dubbed the 'ultimate compilation' of traditional Italian home-cooking dishes and this elegant collection features 170 authentic recipes, taking in the countries diverse palate."—The Independent
"A luxurious gift package, The Silver Spoon Classic is a perfect guide for anyone who appreciates Italian cuisine and culture and wants to expand their knowledge of this country's rich culinary history."—Aspire: Design and Home Magazine