An international best seller, The Silver Spoon has confirmed Italian cuisine to be one of the most popular cuisines in the world, and the best loved Italian dish is pasta.
Pasta comes in all shapes and textures, and can be simply cooked to create delicious dishes that appeal to both the novice cook and the gourmet. Now, for the first time, The Silver Spoon : Pasta presents a complete reference guide to all types of pasta with 350 classic and modern recipes.
The recipes are easy to follow and fully explained, and include the most popular pasta dishes from The Silver Spoon, along with many new recipes collected by the same team and published in English for the first time. They are simple to prepare in any kitchen and yet utterly authentic, enabling any aspiring cook to successfully cook iconic dishes, or helping more experienced cooks to expand their repertoire.
In traditional Italian cooking, each pasta shape must be accompanied by a specific range of sauces: The Silver Spoon : Pasta provides an introduction to every type of pasta, a guide to the different shapes and the best sauces to accompany them, as well as tips for dos and do nots. A comprehensive and lively book with specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, its simple and user-friendly format makes it both accessible and a pleasure to read.
57 pasta shapes, 360 recipes.
'innovative and wide-ranging' -- Taste Italia, October 2009
'the definitive work on pasta. - recipes steer readers to pasta proficiency while offering old-hand insights' -- Restaurant, November 2009
'a great source for ideas, whether you're after a quick, from-the-larder supper or instructions on how to make pasta.' -- Time Out, 2 December 2009
'Pasta fans will think they've died and gone to heaven - Techniques and tops help you to get it right every time - Pappardelle with chicken livers and sea bass ravioli are both reasons alone for buying this sumptuous book.' Delia Smith online, www.deliaonline.com, December 2009
'The UK's love affair with pasta shows no sign of abating, and this book is a must-have for the something-out-of-nothing cook.' -- Delicious, January 2010
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 23rd September 2009
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.1 x 19.0 x 4.0
Weight (kg): 27.8
Edition Number: 1