A hand holds the top of the book The Vegetarian Silver Spoon, which has an illustration of a piece of Swiss chard at center

The Vegetarian Silver Spoon


Over 200 Italian classic and contemporary vegetarian recipes. Let's eat!



Recipes range from classic dishes that are traditionally vegetarian (including many that are vegan or include options to make them vegan), the book also draws on the archives of The Silver Spoon, Italy's bestselling cookbook first published in 1950. It also includes 150 contemporary dishes, many of which introduce ingredients borrowed from outside Italy's culinary culture, like kamut-flour gnocchi with a puree of fresh fava beans, and chestnut-flour lasagna with squash and kale.


  • Icons and back-of-book lists make it easy to find its many dairy free, gluten free and vegan recipes
  • It’s all here! Snacks and small plates; breads and pizzas; salads and sides; soups and stews; pasta, dumplings and crepes; vegetable tarts and pastries; grains, gratins and stuffed vegetables. Desserts, too.
  • From Phaidon Books, publisher of iconic, beautiful and essential cookbooks
  • Hardcover
  • Dimensions: 7.7" x 1.38" x 11.15" and 384 pages

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