The Silver Spoon for Children: Favorite Italian Recipes

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Want to cook like an Italian? This is the best way to start. Have you ever tried to make your own pizza? (You can choose all the toppings you want.) What about tomato bruschetta, spaghetti, chicken with mascarpone, orange cake or ice cream? All these recipes, and more, have been adapted from Italy's most famous and best-selling cookbook, The Silver Spoon. They have been thoroughly tested for you by an expert in children's nutrition. There are also tips on cooking safely, which kitchen equipment to use, and how to...
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Overview

Want to cook like an Italian? This is the best way to start. Have you ever tried to make your own pizza? (You can choose all the toppings you want.) What about tomato bruschetta, spaghetti, chicken with mascarpone, orange cake or ice cream? All these recipes, and more, have been adapted from Italy's most famous and best-selling cookbook, The Silver Spoon. They have been thoroughly tested for you by an expert in children's nutrition. There are also tips on cooking safely, which kitchen equipment to use, and how to make things as tasty as possible. Every step is described and illustrated to make the recipes easy to follow, and there are also photographs so that you can see what the finished dishes are supposed to look like. Maybe yours will look even better. Whatever you make, for yourself, your family or your friends, just imagine you're somewhere in Italy and have a good time!
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Editorial Reviews

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The Silver Spoon, Italy's most famous cookbook, presents approximately 2,000 recipes. The Silver Spoon for Children contains a selection of 40-50 Silver Spoon recipes adapted to fit young people's cooking skills and nutritional needs. Each recipe has been chosen for the simplicity of its instructions; its fresh, healthy ingredients; and its taste appeal. This friendly kitchen mentor augments each recipe with an introduction covering the origins of the dish and fascinating facts about the ingredients and Italian culinary culture. An apt gift for pasta lovers ages 10 and up.
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"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."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714857565
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press
  • Publication date: 12/2/2009
  • Pages: 99
  • Sales rank: 469,826
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Amanda Grant is a food writer, broadcaster and mother of three. She has published several books about healthy eating for children, writes the Junior Cooks pages for Delicious magazine, and is passionate about teaching children about good food and how to cook.

Harriet Russell is a successful illustrator with a particular interest in food and Italy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2012

    GOOD GIFT IDEA FOR BUDDING CHEFS

    THIS BOOK SHOWS CLEARLY HOW TO MAKE A VARIETY OF ITALIAN MEALS GEARED TOWARDS A CHILDS PALATE. EASY TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WITH PICTURES HELP THE JUNIOR CHEF IN YOUR HOME SERVE UP A TASTY MEAL.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    Wellreceived as a gift

    good gift giving

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  • Posted January 23, 2010

    Great cookbook for kids!

    Fun, Delicious Recipes; Fabulous Pictures; Interesting commentaries and facts................A real find.

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