A book like no other! From the elite protectors of the Popes and Defenders of the Faith for more than 500 years, comes this unique collection of exceptional recipes from simple to sublime, everyday staples to holiday feasts. Here are the classics served at Vatican tables for centuries and the finest of modern cuisine. Best of all, the collection pays tribute to Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI, and Saint John Paul II with the personal favorite dishes from their homelands of Argentina, Bavaria, and Poland. The Vatican Cookbook features superb photographs and stories from behind the scenes to secret and special places of Vatican City. A beautiful and practical gift for all who love to cook and share meals with family and friends, and for all who are fascinated by the wonders and the grandeur of the Vatican.