Testimonials for Silvia Colloca
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Silvia Colloca's Biography
Silvia Colloca is an Italian born food writer, TV producer and host. She has authored four cookbooks, Silvia’s Cucina, Made in Italy, La Dolce Vita (all published by Penguin) and Love, Laugh , Bake! (published by Plum). Silvia is also a regular contributor to Delicious and Delicious On Sunday since 2014. Her latest series for SBS Food, “Cook Like an Italian” has been hugely popular, and series two will go into production in the second half of 2020.
Silvia has co-written, co-produced and hosted the much loved SBS show “Made In Italy with Silvia Colloca”, shot on location in Le Marche and Abruzzo regions, which gathered a world- wide following of passionate food lovers. This show also earned her a TV WEEKLY LOGIE award nomination as the Best New Talent in 2015. Silvia is also the co-writer, co-producer and host of 2016 ABC prime-time show “Silvia’s Italian Table”.
And there is more to Silvia’s bow than food and cooking. As a celebrated Opera Singer and versatile actress, Silvia has a huge range of presenting skills, that makes her able to move seamlessly into different styles of hosting roles. Silvia is currently Ambassador for Nature’s Own, where she shares her love for healthy lifestyle through food and mindfulness.
But it’s in the kitchen where Silvia is most at home, where her style is unfussy and friendly, using simple ingredients to create easy to replicate dishes, suited for the whole family. Silvia’s presentation is funny and warm, and peppered with interesting facts and personal anecdotes about the legacy of Italian cooking. Her passion is to share delicious recipes that have been passed down through her family for generations. Her food is traditional, authentic, simple, and embedded in the legacy of the hands of her mother and grandmothers.
Italians are fiercely passionate and opinionated about their food, its preparation and its consumption, and Silvia is no exception!