The Silver Spoon Classic – Giveaway

Enter to win a copy of The Silver Spoon Classic by The Silver Spoon Kitchen in our giveaway below open to US, CA, UK, and AU. If you wish to order this book, Eat Your Book members receive 30% off Phaidon titles when using the link provided.

First published in 1950, The Silver Spoon cookbook has been revised a number of times but remains the gold standard for Italian cooking. Cooks hand down this book filled with almost 2,000 recipes from generation to generation.

Now in The Silver Spoon Classic, Phaidon brings together 170 of the most iconic recipes collected in one illustrated volume along with added information on the origin of the recipes, regional variations, and cooking tips.

The Silver Spoon Classic is the perfect size to reach for in the kitchen. With recipes for many standard Italian dishes, it will become our go-to reference. Instructions are set out clearly along beside full-color photography that the novice chef will find approachable. The accomplished chef will appreciate the beauty and authenticity of the dishes, a given from Phaidon and The Silver Spoon.

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Many thanks to the publisher for providing two copies of the above-referenced title in our giveaway open to EYB Members in the US, CA, UK and AU. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

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171 Comments

  • JRumi  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti Amatriciana

  • Berryd  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti Amatriciana

  • chefthomas  on  October 10, 2019

    Salsa verde

  • KitKatCat  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti carbonara

  • Amdona  on  October 10, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • vickster  on  October 10, 2019

    Canneloni with Bechamel Sauce

  • jr0717  on  October 10, 2019

    I would love to tackle the fresh pasta

  • Kristjudy  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti amatriciana

  • Elbyem  on  October 10, 2019

    Sage butter

  • kmn4  on  October 10, 2019

    Lentils in tomato sauce (Lenticchie in umido)

  • bellaluna221  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti amatriciana!

  • lpatterson412  on  October 10, 2019

    Salsa verde!

  • dbranigan27  on  October 10, 2019

    I would like to try the Mussels au gratin (Cozze gratinate).

  • LeMinou  on  October 10, 2019

    Deviled chicken

  • hbakke  on  October 10, 2019

    Polenta with Gorgonzola (Polenta al Gorgonzola)

  • elizamatt  on  October 10, 2019

    I love all the sauces but would try Béchamel sauce (Besciamella) first.

  • debakken  on  October 10, 2019

    Tagliatelle with mushrooms

  • riley  on  October 10, 2019

    Roasted pork with potatoes

  • MarciK  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti with walnut sauce (Spaghetti alla salsa di noci)

  • matag  on  October 10, 2019

    Milanese osso buco

  • miggsy  on  October 10, 2019

    Salsa verde

  • catmommy9  on  October 10, 2019

    Cod stew with olives and capers (Merluzzo con olive e capperi)

  • CarolSchopfer  on  October 10, 2019

    I would try Stuffed zucchini [courgette] barquettes

  • calguire  on  October 10, 2019

    Vitello tonnato

  • johnmshort3  on  October 10, 2019

    nice

  • johnmshort3  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti carbonara

  • sarahawker  on  October 10, 2019

    Spaghetti with walnut sauce

  • DarcyVaughn  on  October 10, 2019

    Lentils in tomato sauce (Lenticchie in umido)

  • thetinkhams  on  October 10, 2019

    Those Sicilian croquettes probably – we love the arancini we get at our favorite local Italian place, though I’ve never had them with ground beef!

  • lauriesk  on  October 10, 2019

    Fried mozzarella sandwiches

  • htomren  on  October 10, 2019

    Turkey stuffed with chestnuts

  • Steben  on  October 10, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • ARackerby  on  October 10, 2019

    Mussels au gratin (Cozze gratinate)

  • ravensfan  on  October 10, 2019

    Milanese osso buco (Ossibuchi alla Milanese)

  • AnnaZed  on  October 10, 2019

    Orecchiette

  • Ceth  on  October 11, 2019

    I want to try the Spaghetti Carbonara recipe as I am yet to perfect it, but my husband can!

  • Livia  on  October 11, 2019

    Everything !! but if I really must pick I would probably start with the caponata

  • Irenejanine  on  October 11, 2019

    Genoise sponge cake (Pasta Genovese)

  • Siegal  on  October 11, 2019

    Yum osso bucco

  • antpantsii  on  October 11, 2019

    Octopus and potato salad

  • Shelley.b  on  October 11, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • TBackman  on  October 11, 2019

    Would love to explore a new book!

  • SueJC  on  October 11, 2019

    Chicken with lemon

  • tennyogirl  on  October 11, 2019

    Tagliatelle with mushrooms (Tagliatelle ai funghi)

  • Lafauvette  on  October 11, 2019

    fresh tomato sauce

  • fmd518  on  October 11, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • RickPearson54  on  October 11, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • DFed  on  October 11, 2019

    I’m into making stocks lately and, funnily enough, those are the first recipes that came up in the index!

  • DJCross  on  October 11, 2019

    Stock

  • Meredythhaas  on  October 11, 2019

    salsa verde

  • AnneHeughan  on  October 11, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • hillsboroks  on  October 11, 2019

    Pear and chocolate pie

  • CookieMomster12  on  October 11, 2019

    Wow I think I would have to try sauces first, tomato sauce,and the mushroom Risotto I’ve never made that one.

  • cbrowne  on  October 11, 2019

    I would try the Parmesan Eggplant!

  • Roosta  on  October 11, 2019

    Milanese minestrone (Minestrone alla Milanese)

  • ljsimmons  on  October 11, 2019

    Spaghetti amatriciana

  • Dendav  on  October 11, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • KarinaFrancis  on  October 11, 2019

    Sweet and sour sardines

  • Kblg  on  October 12, 2019

    cheese-focaccia-focaccia-all-formaggetta

  • LouiseD  on  October 12, 2019

    Summer rice salad

  • lyn3009  on  October 12, 2019

    would love to make Meatballs with potatoes (Polpette alle patate)

  • pennyvr  on  October 12, 2019

    Hollandaise sauce

  • maci234  on  October 12, 2019

    Deviled chicken

  • liasim  on  October 12, 2019

    Genoise sponge cake

  • t.t  on  October 12, 2019

    Sweet and sour sardines (Sarde in saòr)

  • Aproporpoise  on  October 12, 2019

    I won’t even wait to get the book – I’m trying the croquettes this weekend. <3

  • Natlovesgib  on  October 13, 2019

    Panna cotta

  • Isis1981uk  on  October 13, 2019

    The Salsa Verde

  • Plumbobmummy  on  October 13, 2019

    Confectioners custard

  • Sand9  on  October 13, 2019

    Orange Cups with Cream x

  • agreaves19  on  October 13, 2019

    Spaghetti amatriciana

  • HattiesPincushion  on  October 13, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • Pamyoungvb  on  October 13, 2019

    Turkey stuffed with chestnuts

  • LaurenE  on  October 13, 2019

    Spaghetti Amatriciana

  • VanessaJ  on  October 13, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • Marvelous  on  October 14, 2019

    Spaghetti carbonara

  • RuthHarwood  on  October 14, 2019

    Deviled chicken sounds good x

  • debbiehb  on  October 14, 2019

    Lemon sherbet [sorbet] (Sorbetto al limone)

  • tylerandjack  on  October 14, 2019

    Pizza dough. Opens up a whole load of great options 🙂

  • kmwyman  on  October 14, 2019

    zuppa inglese

  • lozzle77  on  October 14, 2019

    Spaghetti carbonara

  • Shelmar  on  October 14, 2019

    Parmesan eggplant

  • tsmikahl  on  October 15, 2019

    Deviled Chicken

  • rchesser  on  October 15, 2019

    Milanese osso buco.

  • janv  on  October 15, 2019

    I would love to make their Cannoli recipe

  • Sfgordon  on  October 15, 2019

    Rice and peas (Risi e bisi) sounds delicious!

  • Chefdicky69  on  October 15, 2019

    osso bucco

  • Slwscout  on  October 16, 2019

    I’ve been searching for the perfect mushroom bechamel.

  • Ishtar  on  October 17, 2019

    Cantucci

  • sdg8trgrl  on  October 17, 2019

    Zabaglione (Zabaione)

  • LaurenE  on  October 17, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • trudys_person  on  October 17, 2019

    Pear and Chocolate Pie sounds delicious! I love that flavour combination!

  • Pizzacat13  on  October 18, 2019

    Lentils in Tomato Sauce!

  • popoff  on  October 18, 2019

    Veal scallops in lemon (Piccata al limone)

  • dboldin  on  October 18, 2019

    Polenta with gorgonzola

  • jgeear  on  October 19, 2019

    I love cooking with Chestnut, especially at Christmas, so it would have to be the Chestnut cake!

  • ElsCooks  on  October 19, 2019

    Spaghetti carbonara – always the first recipe I try in any Italian cookbook

  • BMeyer  on  October 19, 2019

    tomato bruschetta

  • Italgal  on  October 19, 2019

    Milanese Osso Buco

  • lavenderblonde  on  October 19, 2019

    I’m really into sweet things so I think I’d try the Lady’s Kisss first! Or the Pasta Salad for something hearty 🙂

  • mpdeb98  on  October 19, 2019

    Orange cups with cream

  • jdore1964  on  October 19, 2019

    the fresh tomato sauce

  • SewMom  on  October 19, 2019

    Italian trifle.

  • virjeania  on  October 20, 2019

    Risotto

  • lindaeatsherbooks  on  October 21, 2019

    Sole in melted butter (Sogliole con burro fuso)

  • Breeze81  on  October 21, 2019

    I’d love to make the Canneloni with Bechamel Sauce

  • Giselbl  on  October 21, 2019

    My mother had the original cookbook – would love to have this updated version.

  • Kls107  on  October 21, 2019

    Deviled chicken

  • fujirw  on  October 21, 2019

    pizza dough

  • thecharlah  on  October 21, 2019

    Cod stew with olives and capers

  • bookmark77  on  October 22, 2019

    Deviled chicken

  • bookmark31  on  October 22, 2019

    Milanese osso buco

  • lapsapchung  on  October 22, 2019

    Polenta with Gorgonzola (Polenta al Gorgonzola)

  • bookmark58  on  October 22, 2019

    Salsa verde

  • mattinahat  on  October 22, 2019

    Canneloni with Bechamel Sauce!

  • amalik21  on  October 22, 2019

    Sicilian croquettes!

  • Laura1  on  October 23, 2019

    salsa verde

  • chagascon  on  October 24, 2019

    Ugly-but-good cookies

  • ella1912  on  October 24, 2019

    Tiramisu

  • Blackeyedsusans  on  October 24, 2019

    Stuffed peaches

  • Plumbobmummy  on  October 25, 2019

    Easter pie

  • laurencooks  on  October 25, 2019

    Fresh egg pasta

  • lisambb  on  October 25, 2019

    Spaghetti Amatriciana

  • percussion03  on  October 25, 2019

    Fresh egg pasta

  • Pamyoungvb  on  October 26, 2019

    Turkey stuffed with chestnuts 🌰

  • Aminata95  on  October 26, 2019

    Spaghetti carbonara

  • bellasicilia  on  October 27, 2019

    Arancini alla Siciliana–these are my favorite “street food” when I visit Sicily!!

  • maggz19671  on  October 27, 2019

    Salsa verde

  • bopper  on  October 28, 2019

    Polenta

  • jksoren  on  October 29, 2019

    Vegetable stock

  • Lora724  on  October 29, 2019

    Tagliatelle with mushrooms sounds delish!

  • eildoncook  on  October 30, 2019

    Veal scallops in lemon (Piccata al limone)

  • kayswo  on  October 30, 2019

    Sicilian croquettes!

  • HArlow  on  October 30, 2019

    Deviled chicken

  • JessHeilman  on  November 2, 2019

    Lentils in tomato sauce

  • Bellroyd  on  November 4, 2019

    Tagliatelle with mushrooms

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  November 4, 2019

    pizza dough (pasta per la pizza) found on page 47

  • babiafi  on  November 4, 2019

    I’d love to try out the salsa verde.

  • lgroom  on  November 4, 2019

    Roasted pork with potatoes

  • ashallen  on  November 5, 2019

    Cream and Chocolate Semifreddo!

  • cake17uk  on  November 5, 2019

    I’d like to try Linguine al pesto

  • ceejayen  on  November 5, 2019

    the sound of Genoise sponge cake (Pasta Genovese)

  • sgreiff  on  November 5, 2019

    Deviled chicken (Pollo alla diavola)

  • lhudson  on  November 6, 2019

    Tortellini in broth

  • sammii04  on  November 7, 2019

    Cheese focaccia

  • Lesevans6  on  November 7, 2019

    Spaghetti Amatriciana

  • AJL123  on  November 7, 2019

    I would try the salsa verde first

  • pluckypuddin  on  November 8, 2019

    Ooo Spaghetti Carbonara is one of my favourite dishes so that would be the first one I tried.

  • BatshevaR  on  November 8, 2019

    The glazed pearl onions and chicory with bechamel sauce

  • themasterkey3000  on  November 9, 2019

    Fried mozzarella sandwiches

  • uk2nl  on  November 10, 2019

    Cheese focaccia (Focaccia all formaggetta)

  • EmilyR  on  November 12, 2019

    Lemon and frangipane tart (Crostata ripiena di crema e spicchi di limone)

  • jezpurr  on  November 12, 2019

    Deviled chicken (Pollo alla diavola)

  • michelle666  on  November 12, 2019

    Turkey stuffed with chestnuts

  • lydiasa  on  November 12, 2019

    I would like to try the mushrooms trifolati.

  • MiMi60  on  November 12, 2019

    I think I would try Stuffed zucchini [courgette] barquettes

  • RSW  on  November 14, 2019

    Zabaglione (Zabaione)

  • jenmatt  on  November 15, 2019

    Black risotto with cuttlefish

  • fraujunk  on  November 15, 2019

    Arancini all Siciliana

  • sndaily  on  November 15, 2019

    risotto

  • Linda04101  on  November 15, 2019

    Classic vanilla ice cream would be my first choice.

  • Aliped  on  November 15, 2019

    I’d love to try the hazelnut sauce

  • Rosypear  on  November 16, 2019

    It would be lovely to have a go at the pizza 🍕 dough

  • slambo70  on  November 16, 2019

    Devilled chicken

  • verorenee  on  November 16, 2019

    Orecchiette with broccoli

  • Bake4one  on  November 17, 2019

    Milanese minestrone

  • VeryVigario  on  November 18, 2019

    Vegetable pie (Erbazzone)

  • MissC  on  November 20, 2019

    Gelato alle fragoline e limone

  • silversand  on  November 20, 2019

    Tagliatelle with mushrooms (Tagliatelle ai funghi)

  • cellenly  on  November 21, 2019

    Swiss chard and ricotta pie (Torta di bietoline e ricotta)

  • sheridarby  on  November 21, 2019

    Tiramisu

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