Quick and Easy Italian RecipesThe Silver Spoon Kitchen

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100 recipes that can be cooked in 30 minutes or less from the world's most trusted and bestselling Italian cookbook.

This is the latest title in Phaidon's bestselling Silver Spoon series presenting over 100 recipes all of which can be cooked in 30 minutes or less. The recipes have been selected from the bestselling book on authentic Italian cooking, The Silver Spoon which has sold over 1 million copies. Each recipe has been thoroughly tested and is aimed at home cooks of all experience levels.

Cooks of all levels can master such classics as Spaghettini with Clams, Milanese Risotto, Roman Saltimboca and Forest Fruit Gratin with Zabaglione. Its hardback format gathers its iconic recipes into a practical, easy-to-use package that will become a staple of any kitchen.

– Simple, fast recipes from the bestselling Italian cookbook of all time
– Over 100 recipes from the world's most popular cuisine
– Every recipe can be cooked in 30 minutes or less and is suitable for cooks of all levels
– Each recipe has been thoroughly tested and is accompanied by a beautiful photograph
– This is the cookbook to make the daily family meal easy and delicious with dishes that can be cooked in half an hour or less


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 246 × 189 mm (9 3/4 × 7 1/2 in)
  • Pages: 240 pp
  • Illustrations: 200 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714870588

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.

"Does exactly what is says on the tin."—Pizza, Pasta & Italian Food Magazine

"This appealing book... is perfect for today’s fast-paced lifestyle."—Ambassador

On The Silver Spoon:

"Not so much one more Italian cookbook as the one-volume encyclopedia of Italian home cookery." —The Wall Street Journal

"The quintessential cookbook." —USA Today

"Real Italian classics territory... A brilliant source of inspiration." —Delicious

"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 Appétit

"The Silver Spoon is an amazing encyclopedia of Italian food— comprehensive and inspiring." —Gordon Ramsay

"Silver Spoon stands as a landmark single cuisine work." —Publishers Weekly

"Irresistible... Welcome the flavours of Italy into your home... Italians know a thing or two about joyful living, and when it comes to surrounding yourself with good food and good company, nobody does it better." —The Sunday Times Magazine

"Legendary... One of the most essential Italian cookbooks around." —food52