Salvatore Ferragamo

Fashionista foodies, rejoice. If you're all about putting the style in spaghetti, the chic in chicken (sorry) and want to make your next dinner party a stylish affair, cast aside your splattered editions of Jamie, Delia, Nigella, et al, because there's a new celeb chef in town...

...and he's an Italian prince. The It cook book to play chef with this season is from fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo: the label is set to release a compilation of traditional fine Italian recipes compiled in the 18th century by Prince Don Paolo Borghese.

Le ricette per cucina raccolte dal Principe Don Paolo Borghese (roughly, "The collection of kitchen prescriptions..."), compiled by Marchesa Francesca Centurione, will be available from September, £30.

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By Harriet Reuter Hapgood