The Vegetarian Silver Spoon

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The latest title to join Phaidon’s Silver Spoon library features more than 200 recipes for Italian vegetarian dishes, with a particular emphasis on healthy meat-free options for appetizers, main dishes, salads, sides, and desserts.

Recipes range from classic dishes that are traditionally vegetarian to contemporary dishes that introduce ingredients borrowed from outside Italy’s culinary culture. The book is easy to navigate, thanks to its recipe icons, while gorgeous specially commissioned photographs bring its delicious dishes to life.

In addition to the recipes and photographs, valuable details are provided in each chapter such as what items to have on hand for in order to quickly replicate the dishes featured, how to turn components into full meals, great ideas to fill the table and so much more.


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  • ravensfan  on  June 3, 2020

    Marinated eggplant (Melanzane marinate)

  • michalow  on  June 3, 2020

    cabbage soup with pasta and all the beans!

  • jenlhawes  on  June 3, 2020

    Tomato tartlets!

  • hbakke  on  June 3, 2020

    Tomato rice fritters (Supplì di riso al forno)

  • IslandgirlOK  on  June 3, 2020

    Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Avocado Pesto.

  • thecharlah  on  June 3, 2020

    Buckwheat lasagna with broccoli (Lasagne di grano saraceno con broccoli)

  • Toppermom  on  June 3, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata (Frittata di zucchini al caprino)

  • Toppermom  on  June 3, 2020

    Beet and fennel gazpacho (Gazpacho di barbabietola al finocchietto)

  • Toppermom  on  June 3, 2020

    Genovese minestrone (Minestra alla Genovese)

  • Steben  on  June 3, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata (Frittata di zucchini al caprino)

  • lauriesk  on  June 3, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata

  • Shelley.b  on  June 3, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • kmn4  on  June 3, 2020

    Spiced figs (Fichi alle spezie)

  • kitchen_chick  on  June 3, 2020

    Whole wheat tagliatelle with avocado pesto (Tagliatelle integrali con pesto di avocado)

  • LeMinou  on  June 3, 2020

    Cabbage soup with pasta

  • vickster  on  June 4, 2020

    Marinated eggplant

  • Ladymafalda  on  June 4, 2020

    Radicchio pie (Pizza di verdure con radicchio)

  • lean1  on  June 4, 2020

    Watercress tartines

  • JenThomas318  on  June 4, 2020

    Spring ratatouille

  • infotrop  on  June 4, 2020

    Pumpkin gnocchi with almond-sage pesto

  • MarciK  on  June 4, 2020

    Farro salad with poached eggs (Insalata di farro con uovo in camicia)

  • foodie16  on  June 4, 2020

    Vegetable stew with peppers and tomatoes.

  • mpdeb98  on  June 4, 2020

    Spinach quiche with ricotta salata

  • DarcyVaughn  on  June 5, 2020

    Artichoke and fennel fritters (Carciofi e finocchi in pastella fritti)

  • Pizzacat13  on  June 5, 2020

    Puglian Focaccia- not sure what makes it Puglian?

  • htomren  on  June 5, 2020

    Carrot and paprika soup (Carote alla paprika in brodo)

  • Greengablecat  on  June 6, 2020

    Tomato Tartlets

  • size_27  on  June 6, 2020

    Onion bundt cake cake cake

  • t.t  on  June 6, 2020

    Flaky onion and tomato roll (Sfogliata arrotolata alle cipolle e pomodori)

  • maci234  on  June 6, 2020

    Cabbage soup with pasta

  • Roosta  on  June 6, 2020

    Trio of dips: red lentil, fava bean, and chickpea (Creme di lenticchie, fave fresche e ceci)

  • yhgloria  on  June 6, 2020

    Cannellini and black bean hummus

  • hiimadethis  on  June 6, 2020

    the onion bundt cake sounds very interesting!

  • miggsy  on  June 6, 2020

    Spring ratatouille

  • hadaverde  on  June 6, 2020

    Onion bundt cake!

  • Jow  on  June 7, 2020

    The kale and red onion flan

  • LaurenE  on  June 7, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • dbranigan27  on  June 7, 2020

    I would try the Carrot and paprika soup (Carote alla paprika in brodo).

  • Sand9  on  June 7, 2020

    Fruitcake x

  • bopper  on  June 7, 2020

    Seitan Bruschetta

  • Tabby72  on  June 7, 2020

    I will try the tomato tartlets!

  • kmetcalfe727  on  June 7, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata – Frittata di zucchini al caprino

  • VJJardine  on  June 7, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Isis1981uk  on  June 7, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • debbiehb  on  June 7, 2020

    Tomato tartlets (Tartelette di pomodorini)

  • HomespunHouse  on  June 7, 2020

    Potato flatbread with salad

  • lapsapchung  on  June 8, 2020

    Cannelini and black bean hummus

  • sarahawker  on  June 8, 2020

    Carrot and paprika soup

  • lindseyshannon34  on  June 8, 2020

    Wow, onion bundt cake? I want to try it.

  • Dendav  on  June 8, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • calguire  on  June 8, 2020

    Oat flour pizza with mushroom-stuffed crusts (Pizza d’avena col cornicione ai funghi shiitake)

  • ElizM  on  June 8, 2020

    fried veggie chips sounds fab

  • HowToDrawAnOwl  on  June 8, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Lesevans6  on  June 9, 2020

    Cabbage Soup with Pasta and all the Beans

  • emi10383  on  June 9, 2020

    fried veggie chips

  • vinochic  on  June 9, 2020

    Fava and chia pâté

  • damjih  on  June 10, 2020

    cashew milk cheesecake

  • RuthHarwood  on  June 11, 2020

    Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Avocado Pesto

  • Badgerlord  on  June 11, 2020

    Marinated eggplant (aubergine)

  • JessHeilman  on  June 11, 2020

    Tomato Rice Fritters

  • Jenamarie  on  June 11, 2020

    Artichoke and fennel fritters

  • jinni  on  June 12, 2020

    For my celiac daughter-in-law: Buckwheat pizza with green beans and tomatoes (Pizza di grano saraceno con fagiolini e pomodori)

  • Lafauvette  on  June 13, 2020

    Tomato rice fritters

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  June 13, 2020

    Rice balls (Arancini)

  • roseryan1972  on  June 13, 2020

    Walnut, fig, and raisin rolls

  • Dannausc  on  June 14, 2020

    Tomato rice fritters

  • ceejayen  on  June 14, 2020

    Kale and red onion flan

  • RickPearson54  on  June 15, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • imaluckyducky  on  June 18, 2020

    tomato tartlets!

  • scrapten  on  June 20, 2020

    Whole wheat tagliatelle with avocado pesto (Tagliatelle integrali con pesto di avocado)

  • RSW  on  June 20, 2020

    Cannellini and black bean hummus (Hummus di cannellini e fagioli neri)

  • jodie1131  on  June 21, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • eyupitsjohn  on  June 21, 2020

    Cannellini and black bean hummus looks incredible…

  • maria411  on  June 21, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • gilmonster  on  June 22, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • Siegal  on  June 23, 2020

    Zucchini and pine nut tart

  • MarianneShirk  on  June 23, 2020

    Seeded crackers with shallots

  • janv  on  June 23, 2020

    I would love to make Seeded crackers with shallots (Gallette di semi allo scalogno)

  • mfsimmons  on  June 24, 2020

    Farro salad with poached eggs!

  • Ruthchef  on  June 25, 2020

    Buckwheat crêpe cake with chard and artichokes (Timballo di crespelle di grano saraceno con carciofi ed erbette)

  • Ruthchef  on  June 25, 2020

    Avocado is number one

  • Ruthchef  on  June 25, 2020

    buckwheat is so healthy

  • michelle666  on  June 25, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • bookmark77  on  June 26, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Loveinhighgate  on  June 26, 2020

    Pumpkin gnocchi with almond-sage pesto (Gnocchi di zucca con pesto di mandorle e salvia)

  • bookmark58  on  June 26, 2020

    Watercress tartines

  • vhfvhf  on  June 26, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • ljsimmons  on  June 27, 2020

    Farro salad with poached eggs

  • dlduncan11  on  June 27, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • cljones  on  June 27, 2020

    Looks great, I’d make Seeded crackers with shallots and serve with marinated egplant.

  • Ren23  on  June 27, 2020

    Buckwheat lasagna with broccoli

  • MDVG  on  June 28, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata

  • josears  on  June 28, 2020

    Ricotta and sweet potato tart (Torta di ricotta e patata dolce)

  • kennethjohngilmour  on  June 29, 2020

    the seeded crackers with shallots (Gallette di semi allo scalogno) found on page 27 sound like something I would find enjoyable

  • Danicutza  on  June 29, 2020

    zucchini and pine nut tart

  • Ishtar  on  June 30, 2020

    Baked crepes with tomato and eggplant

  • emilyr01  on  July 1, 2020

    Arancini and the hummus

  • LEKcookbooks  on  July 3, 2020

    Millet salad with beets and Romanesco!

  • Tracey11  on  July 4, 2020

    I would first make the Tomato tartlets.

  • trudys_person  on  July 5, 2020

    Sour Cherry Tart sounds delicious, and in-season!

  • nadiashanahan  on  July 7, 2020

    The all sound lovely but I love pasta so definitely Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Avocado Pesto

  • hdh74  on  July 7, 2020

    Melanzane marinate

  • Dorothy  on  July 10, 2020

    Zucchini and Pine Nuts — I have tons of zucchini!

  • DimensionAEB  on  July 14, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata

  • Tutu81  on  July 16, 2020

    The zucchini and goat cheese frittata 🙂

  • daniellespinato1  on  July 16, 2020

    Watercress tartines (Tartine al crescione)

  • paulbroyles  on  July 16, 2020

    Artichoke and fennel fritters

  • moralla  on  July 17, 2020

    Seeded crackers with shallots

  • maggz19671  on  July 18, 2020

    Cabbage soup with pasta

  • AEA  on  July 18, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Laura1  on  July 18, 2020

    Vegetable stew with peppers and tomatoes

  • rebeccairo  on  July 19, 2020

    Spiced figs

  • Dhasenkampf  on  July 20, 2020

    Onion bundt cake

  • chefthomas  on  July 22, 2020

    Seitan bruschetta

  • jmay42066  on  July 22, 2020

    Cabbage soup with pasta

  • hisforhome  on  July 23, 2020

    Seeded spice cake (Torta speziata con semi)

  • Shelmar  on  July 24, 2020

    Carrot and paprika soup

  • jrhymer  on  July 24, 2020

    Buckwheat lasagna with broccoli sounds lovely!

  • orchidlady01  on  July 25, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata (Frittata di zucchini al caprino)

  • silversand  on  July 26, 2020

    Spinach and mushroom salad (Insalata di spinaci e funghi)

  • jamston  on  July 26, 2020

    Cashew-milk cheesecake (Cheesecake vegano alle pesche)

  • northwestwoman2020  on  July 26, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Lukeyc123  on  July 27, 2020

    Tomato Tartlets

  • PatBarrett  on  July 27, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata

  • sheridarby  on  July 27, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Chilledout  on  July 28, 2020

    I’d love to extend my vegetarian range of cooking 🤞

  • dobbin  on  July 28, 2020

    Tomato Tartlets look good.

  • Emmamaryd  on  July 28, 2020

    Genovese minestrone

  • beckwalks  on  July 28, 2020

    marinated eggplant

  • andyszym  on  July 28, 2020

    Buckwheat pizza with green beans and tomatoes

  • Sunflower29  on  July 28, 2020

    Seitan bruschetta

  • soylent_pete  on  July 29, 2020

    Tomato tartlets sound pretty good.

  • jscamb22  on  July 29, 2020

    The tomato tartlets!

  • ickle0ne  on  July 29, 2020

    Seitan bruschetta

  • sarahmoorse  on  August 4, 2020

    Kale and red onion flan

  • mcrimmins  on  August 8, 2020

    Rice Balls

  • totoro415  on  August 8, 2020

    Onion bundt

  • Jenjeanh  on  August 8, 2020

    Crepes with spinach and ricotta

  • MaineDruid  on  August 8, 2020

    Mmmm…Spinach & Mushroom Salad, two of my favorite ingredients.

  • Jenjeanh  on  August 8, 2020

    Anything with pasta init

  • Ingridemery  on  August 8, 2020

    Zucchini and haloumi gratin

  • dprice  on  August 8, 2020

    Trio of dips: red lentil, fava bean, and chickpea (Creme di lenticchie, fave fresche e ceci). I love dips!

  • Tricia_Calderan  on  August 8, 2020

    Kale and red onion flan

  • jr0717  on  August 8, 2020

    Bruschettas with kale, tomato, and white beans (Bruschette con cavolo nero, pomodoro e fagioli)

  • sequoia55  on  August 9, 2020

    Onion bundt cake cake cake

  • Karla123  on  August 9, 2020

    “Summer vegetable soup (Minestrone estivo)!” This would be glorious with garden vegetables.

  • Gup  on  August 9, 2020

    Sounds fabulous!

  • tpresent  on  August 9, 2020

    peach blackberry crostata!

  • SLane  on  August 10, 2020

    Definately the tomato tartlets!

  • Twempy53  on  August 11, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • pluckypuddin  on  August 14, 2020

    Pumpkin gnocchi with almond-sage pesto sounds so delicious. I would try that first

  • dzm  on  August 15, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • Jillbl534  on  August 15, 2020

    Trying to eat better and this would help

  • rphdarla  on  August 15, 2020

    I need to add this book to my collection. Or add it to my birthday list….

  • KarenDel  on  August 15, 2020

    Fried squash blossoms with tofu and capers (Fiori di zucca ripieni di tofu e capperi)

    I’ve always wanted to make fried squash blossoms, and having a unique recipe might motivate me.

  • ExploringTheTurkishKitchen  on  August 15, 2020

    Trio of dips. We love our mezes.

  • Delfina69  on  August 15, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Robbinhouse3  on  August 15, 2020

    I would cook the rice balls.

  • VanessaJ  on  August 15, 2020

    💕💕💕marinated eggplant

  • athena13  on  August 17, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • susanhoggett  on  August 20, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • Saddlerscott  on  August 20, 2020

    tomato tartlets

  • exbwcer  on  August 22, 2020

    Trio of dips: eggplant, pea, and robiola cheese

  • Chilledout  on  August 22, 2020

    Pappardelle with walnuts

  • Ursula  on  August 22, 2020

    Mini semolina custards

  • MissisG  on  August 26, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • rsgrandinetti  on  August 30, 2020

    Seitan bruschetta

  • portkey  on  September 3, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • clm  on  September 4, 2020

    Pea and lettuce soup (Zuppa di piselli con lattuga)

  • EmilyR  on  September 6, 2020

    Pumpkin gnocchi with almond-sage pesto

  • LiuFS  on  September 8, 2020

    Tomato tartlets are hopefully melt in your mouths. Will certainly try out this recipe

  • caitlinquiz  on  September 11, 2020

    Beet and fennel gazpacho (Gazpacho di barbabietola al finocchietto)

  • Linda04101  on  September 12, 2020

    White beans and tomatoes with toast

  • Surubil  on  September 16, 2020

    Those tomato tartlets look amazing.

  • EmmallamafaceMaison  on  September 16, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata

  • Jodie1094  on  September 18, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata (Frittata di zucchini al caprino)

  • zeenie  on  September 19, 2020

    omato rice fritters

  • comperoo  on  September 19, 2020

    Spring ratatouille

  • asbookchick  on  September 19, 2020

    Zucchini and goat cheese frittata

  • fionajk42  on  September 19, 2020

    Oat flour pizza with mushroom-stuffed crusts

  • littleminxgirl  on  September 20, 2020

    the tomato tartlets look like something y dad would like

  • vinochic  on  September 21, 2020

    Artichoke and fennel fritters (Carciofi e finocchi in pastella fritti)

  • Jesmondgirl  on  September 23, 2020

    I would try arancini (rice balls)

  • Jellyfish  on  September 24, 2020

    Walnut, fig and raisin rolls

  • CC22003  on  September 28, 2020

    Whole Wheat Tagliatelle with Avocado Pesto sounds delicious!

  • cellenly  on  September 29, 2020

    Cannellini and black bean hummus

  • fuzzb  on  September 30, 2020

    I’d try the fried veggie chips first!

  • Sanyo12  on  October 2, 2020

    Walnut, fig, and raisin rolls (Panini multicereali con noci, fichi e uvetta)

  • charlotte846  on  October 5, 2020

    Ricotta and sweet potato tart for me!

  • jessx971  on  October 5, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • kharoofa  on  October 6, 2020

    tomato tartlets for sure

  • gden  on  October 9, 2020

    Whole wheat tagliatelle with avocado pesto

  • ameliark  on  October 11, 2020

    Tomato tartlets

  • HLadd  on  October 13, 2020

    Fried Squash Blossoms with Tofu and Capers

  • swankysweetpotato  on  October 14, 2020

    barley and porcini soup sounds great

  • cocopazo  on  October 15, 2020

    Arancini

  • Lora724  on  October 18, 2020

    Walnut, fig, and raisin rolls.

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