Silvia Colloca is an Italian-born food lover who has claimed the mantle of Passionate Home Cook in Australia since arriving here in 2009.
Silvia loves to share unfussy, delicious recipes that have been passed down through her family for generations. Her food is traditional, authentic, simple, and embedded in it is the legacy of the hands of her mother and grandmother. Through sharing her recipes, Silvia has created a strong community of food-loving people from around the world who follow her culinary adventures on TV, in print and through her social media channels.
Silvia is the author of five cookbooks: Silvia's Cucina, Made in Italy, La Dolce Vita, Love, Laugh, Bake! and Simple Italian. She is also a regular contributor to delicious. magazine and has co-created, co-produced and hosted three television shows - Wok vs Pot, Cook Like an Italian and Made in Italy for SBS and Silvia's Italian Table for the ABC.
When she's not in the kitchen, Silvia loves to return to her first love, the stage. Silvia lives in Sydney with her husband and three children.