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The Silver Spoon for Children : Favorite Italian Recipes - Amanda Grant

The Silver Spoon for Children

Favorite Italian Recipes

By: Amanda Grant, Harriet Russell (Illustrator)


Published: 31st October 2009
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
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RRP $39.99

Following the huge success of The Silver Spoon, this edition, adapted especially for children, presents 40 authentic, quick, wholesome and easy-to-make Italian recipes that kids aged 10 and above will love to cook and eat.

The recipes have been chosen for their simple instructions, fresh and healthy ingredients and delicious flavour, and are guaranteed to appeal to the fussiest of children. Each recipe is presented with a short introduction about the origins of the dish, fascinating facts about the ingredients and the Italian culinary culture. There is also information on seasons, ingredients and basic cooking techniques to foster a lifetime love of good food.

A specialist in the field of children's food and nutrition has selected the recipes to ensure they are well balanced, safe and perfect for children to use. The book is fully illustrated throughout, using specially commissioned illustrations to add a lively and charming feel as well as photographs of the finished dishes. The Silver Spoon for Children makes cooking fun, clear and accessible for children aged 10 and up.

About the Illustrator

Harriet Russell has contributed illustrations to a wide variety of periodicals and projects, including Jamie Oliver's School Dinners scheme, and designed covers for numerous novels, as well as writing and illustrating a series of her own books. She lives and works in London.

About the Author

Amanda Grant is a specialist in children's nutrition and cookery.

'Colorful, cleverly illustrated.' The New York Times Magazine

'The Silver Spoon for Children serves up 40 authentic, healthy recipes. . . The book's whimsical illustrations are easy to follow.' Parents Magazine

'If you're lucky, you were born with a silver spoon - the book, that is. This class Italian cookbook has just been published in a kids version, which we think is adorable. . . You'll enjoy the illustrations and cute recipe instructions.' Relish

This book includes a short introduction about the concept of The Silver Spoon, information about cooking safely (including illustrations of safe cutting techniques) and cooking equipment/utensils, c. 40 recipes and an index Each recipe is on a separate double-page spread and includes step-by-step illustrations to guide children through the cooking process and a photograph of the finished dish, as well as an introductory paragraph highlighting a particular ingredient or aspect of Italian food. This book includes the following recipes: LUNCHES AND SNACKS Prosciutto and melon Mozzarella and tomato salad Tomato bruschetta Pizzaiola tartines Panzanella Tuscan minestrone Summer cannellini beans Tuna and bean salad Tuna frittata and French beans with tomatoes PASTA AND PIZZA Pizza dough (with pizza Margherita, pizza Napoletana and sausage pizza) Macaroni au gratin Spaghetti with tomato sauce Spaghetti amatriciana Linguine with pesto Lasagne Rigatoni with meatballs Fresh pasta dough Ravioli Napoletana Tagliatelle with cream, peas and ham MAIN COURSES Milanese risotto Potato gnocchi Polenta gnocchi Aubergines au gratin Beans with sausages Baked cod with vegetables Fish kebabs Roast leg of lamb in a herb crust Lamb cutlets and new potatoes with rosemary Beef stew Chicken stew with olives Chicken breasts stuffed with mascarpone and Parmesan asparagus DESSERTS AND BAKING Foccacia Marbled ring cake Orange cake Hazelnut cake Banana cream Stuffed peaches Fruits of the forest ice cream

ISBN: 9780714857565
ISBN-10: 0714857564
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 100
Published: 31st October 2009
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 25.4  x 2.03
Weight (kg): 0.89
Edition Number: 1