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Made in Italy  : Over 50 Authentic Recipes from the Heart of Italy - Silvia Colloca

Made in Italy

Over 50 Authentic Recipes from the Heart of Italy

Hardcover Published: 13th November 2014
ISBN: 9781921383977
Number Of Pages: 305

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'I was lucky enough to grow up in a family of foodies: my brother is a chef, my mum is a great cook, and my dad is a wonderful eater! No wonder I have such a passion for the food of my homeland.'

In her second cookbook, Italian-born Silvia Colloca returns to the villages where she spent her childhood, in the regions of Abruzzo, Marche and Molise. Reuniting with family and close friends, Silvia celebrates the incredible array of fresh produce, its marked regional variations, and how this affects the local cuisine.

With her trademark warmth and good humour, Silvia shares family stories and recipes that are close to her heart, and shows how simply a handful of seasonal ingredients can be transformed into something truly exceptional, including homemade ricotta, roast potatoes with bay leaves and cured pork cheek, handmade noodles with monkfish ragu, wine-drenched peaches with mascarpone cream and the intriguing-sounding 'bear's cake'!

About the Author

Food lover Silvia Colloca is a woman of many talents: professional actress, trained opera singer, blogger and sensational cook. After spending her childhood in the kitchens of her mother and grandmothers, Silvia absorbed much of their Italian culinary heritage. Since moving to Australia eight years ago, Silvia has kneaded, beaten, rolled, chopped and pounded her way to an authentic Italian identity in her Sydney kitchen. Silvia is married to actor Richard Roxburgh and they have two sons, Raphael and Miro.

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Love this book, so many different and healthy ingredients!

5

Very clear reading and most of the ingredients are in your pantry

Sydney

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This book is life

5

Makes Italian cooking a breeze

Cairns

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Highly Recommended

5

Great for simple and easy recipes

Melbourne

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Simplicity is the name of the game

5

An attractive, hardcover cooking book that includes beautiful photos of the Abruzzi countryside and scrumptious recipes.

Sydney, AU

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A must have - kitchen bookshelf

5

this is a great cookbook, Sylvia was wonderful on TV in the book she covers all the recipes and more. The best thing is that they are simple and don't require exotic ingredients. Good simple and easy to follow.A Go to book when one is stuck for ideas.

Yass, New South Wales

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Enjoy Italian Sites and tastes

4

A travelogue of escapism to rural Italy. Silvia brings her enthusiasm to her travels as well as the mouth watering dishes. An enjoyable book but a little impracticable for the kitchen table. The author is a most attractive lady but there does seem to be a great many photos of her as you turn the pages! I will be making some of the mealls often for entertaining.

Echuca

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Just A Great Read

5

i first saw this women on the TV and her book doesn't disappoint. I have made several great meals cakes and even bread from this book and enjoyed the experience. It is also full of beautiful full colour pictures - I will purchase another as a gift for my son

Esperance, Western Australia

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Beautifully photographed book

4

Such a gorgeous book. I spent an afternoon feeling nostaglic after browsing the beautiful photos of food and scenery. I buy lots of coookbooks and this one actually inspired me make something.

Sydney, AU

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Awesome book great photos clear recipes

5

Beautifully photographed scenery and recipes,,, easy to follow cooking

Perth

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Lovely recipes

5

This is a beautifully produced book,lovely recipes , Beautiful travel photos and facinating information about Central Italy .

Melbourne

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ISBN: 9781921383977
ISBN-10: 1921383976
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 305
Published: 13th November 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.3 x 20.5  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 1.36
Edition Number: 1

Silvia Colloca


About the Author


Food lover Silvia Colloca is a woman of many talents: professional actress, trained opera singer, published author, blogger and sensational cook. After spending her childhood in the kitchens of her mother and grandmothers, Silvia absorbed much of their Italian culinary heritage. 


Since moving to Australia several years ago, Silvia has kneaded, beaten, rolled, chopped and pounded her way to an authentic Italian identity in her Sydney kitchen. Silvia is married to actor Richard Roxburgh and they have two sons, Raphael and Miro. 

Silvia's successful first cookbook, Silvia's Cucina, was published in 2013, and she has just finished filming her debut television series, Made in Italy with Silvia Colloca, which will air on SBS.

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