22 December 2012

The Art of Cooking

LONDON: If you are lucky you will receive an invitation to one of Valeria Napoleone’s famous dinner parties those days. She is one of London’s most powerful art collectors (she only collects female artists) and is known for her dinners at her Kensington Palace where she will cook her native Italian specialties for artists like Ed Ruscha and David Hockney. She is a great cook and this month you can buy her first cook book, Valeria Napoleone’s Catalogue of Exquisite Recipes (Walther Konig), which is entirely illustrated with artworks of her favorite artists. So the book is two in one, you will have a feast for the eye and be inspired for your own dinners with friends by Valeria’s fantastic recipes, for example veal in Marsala or the Zabaglione Mousse, illustrated by artist Julie Verhoeven.


Valeria Napoleone in her Kensigton Palace, London, art work by Linder, Valeria on top of her interior style , Valeria as a child with her stylish mother and sister, cooking from the art book, Valeria’s house is crowded with artwork



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