The Italian Bakery: Step-by-Step Recipes with the Silver SpoonThe Silver Spoon Kitchen

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As featured in Epicurious, Bake Magazine, and Glamour

Bake like an Italian with this latest Silver Spoon treasure - a culinary inspiration and go-to kitchen companion

The Silver Spoon is known throughout the world as the authoritative voice on Italian cuisine and the leading Italian culinary resource. The Italian Bakery is the first volume in the Silver Spoon library to focus on dolci - the Italian term for all sweet treats.

Dishes found in bakeries throughout Italy's diverse regions come to life in 140 accessible classic and contemporary patisserie recipes, including a library of 50 core recipes for basic baking building blocks, each illustrated with step-by-step photography, geared toward novices and experienced bakers alike.

Filled with cakes, pastries, pies, cookies, sweets and chocolates, and frozen puddings, the collection showcases a wide range of delectable desserts suitable for everyday indulgences and special-occasion celebrations - the Italian way.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 270 × 205 mm (10 5/8 × 8 1/8 in)
  • Pages: 360 pp
  • Illustrations: 450 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838663148

First published in 1950, Il Cucchiaio d'Argento, published in English by Phaidon as The Silver Spoon, is the ultimate compilation of traditional home-cooking Italian dishes. A global bestseller, this book, together with its many offshoots, has taught home cooks around the world how to cook like an Italian and enrich their lives with fresh ingredients and delicious recipes.

'For the budding chef … perfect for whipping up a cozy meal this winter.' - Glamour

'Intended as a kitchen patisserie guide for experienced bakers, but equally suited to the curious novice, the book is filled with classic recipes as well as modern twists and some lesser-known biscotti, tarts and pastries.' - Fine Dining Lovers

'Culinary students will find this book a boon not only for specifics of individual pastries but also for inspiration to develop their own creations. Serious home bakers looking for challenges may also be attracted, especially if they are devotees of The Great British Baking Show.' - Booklist

'Serious bakers and anyone who loves Italian dolci will want this in their collection.' - Cooks Without Borders

'Proof that when it comes to Italian pastries there is a lot more than just cannoli and tiramisu to be savored.' -