The Silver Spoon
Phaidon

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The Silver Spoon was the first English edition of the most influential and successful Italian cookbook of the last sixty years, Il cucchiaio d'argento.

Originally published in 1950, it became an instant classic. Considered essential in every household, it continues to be one Italy’s most popular wedding presents.

The Silver Spoon was first conceived and published by Domus, Italy’s famed design and architectural magazine. A select group of cooking experts were commissioned to collect hundreds of traditional Italian recipes and make them available for the first time to a wider modern audience.

In the process, they updated ingredients, quantities and methods to suit contemporary tastes and customs, at the same time preserving the memory of ancient recipes for future generations.

They furthermore included modern recipes from some of the most famous Italian chefs, resulting in a style of cooking that appeals to the gourmet chef and the amateur enthusiast alike.

Its over 2,000 recipes are illustrated with newly commissioned photographs and contains a new section of menus by celebrated chefs cooking traditional Italian food.