The Silver Spoon Kitchen is an archive of traditional recipes collected from across the country and includes every regional specialty. 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.
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"Sturdy (essential for books to be used in the kitchen) and each goes beyond its rather simple title... The recipes include a few surprises... Each of these well-written (and photographed) books deserves a place on your kitchen shelf."-Italia!
"Take a master class in the language of love - aka dessert-making - from the Italians (who else?) with this superb book, filled with 75 delicious recipes for everything from apricot tart to marbled cake. Valentine's Day Hit List." -Jaeger Journal online