The Vatican Cookbook
Publication Date: April 5, 2016
Presented by the Pontifical Swiss Guard: 500 Years of Classic Recipes, Papal Tributes, and Exclusive Images of Life and Art at the Vatican
The Vatican Cookbook, presented by the Pontifical Swiss Guard reveals for the first time the favorite dishes and personal menus of Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI, and St. John Paul II. Enjoyed daily by Vatican dignitaries and guests from around the world, the more than 80 gourmet recipes included here range from the simple to the sublime, and from everyday staples to perfect meals for holiday feasts. Many of these receipes have been served at Vatican tables for centuries, and represents some of the finest cuisine in all of Rome.This one-of-a-kind book features over a hundred full-color photographs of these dishes, beautiful behind-the-scenes shots of daily life at the Vatican, dinner prayers and more, making this gorgeous cookbook nothing short of divine.
"Has there ever been a cookbook with the favorite dishes of Popes and Saints, wrapped in the beauty of the Vatican? Well, there is now. Wow!"
The Chew, Iron Chef
"Fabulous recipes, great stories and an absolutely gorgeous book. I keep moving it from the coffee table to the kitchen."
The Middle, Food Network
"A wonderful book ... Any home would be graced by a copy of The Vatican Cookbook. It is my hope this book will help people come together to share the goodness of the Lord."
Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston
"The only thing cooler than actually enjoying a meal with Pope Francis is making one of his personal favorite dishes at home and with the Vatican Cookbook, you can do just that."
"Holy Ravioli! Cookbook reveals the Vatican s favorite recipes ... hard not be enchanted."
"Cookbook of the Week! As much practical cookbook as coffee-table book...all kinds of lovely."
Los Angeles Times
"From Rome, with love....A big, beautiful cookbook, with recipes served at the Vatican s tables for centuries, compiled by the Swiss Guard, elite protectors of popes for 500 years."
"One-of-a-kind. . . This gorgeous cookbook is nothing short of divine."
"Want to eat like a pope? In The Vatican Cookbook, readers learn that Pope Francis is fond of Argentine dishes, Pope Benedict is partial to Bavarian sausage salad and Pope John Paul II enjoyed Polish pierogi..."
"The coolest Pope ever is getting his own cookbook! The Vatican Cookbook by the Swiss Guard includes everyday staples to holiday feasts and classics served at Vatican tables for centuries."
"The art, the tributes to the Popes, the stories of the Swiss Guard, the culinary delights of the Vatican---a magnificent work that more than measures up to being The Vatican Cookbook."
Andreas Widmer, author of The Pope and the CEO