From the most trusted purveyor of Italian delicacies worldwide, this is an indispensable guide to Italian sweets and desserts and a delectable exploration of la dolce vita.
Every cook knows that any great dinner party is only as good as its sweet ending, even multicourse Italian feasts. All About Dolci, from the pastry chefs at Eataly, is an enticing presentation from biscotti to gelati, torte, and classic pasticceria, with more than fifty recipes that inspire the perfect flourish to any Italian meal.
The book takes readers through the history and tradition behind biscotti, with recipes including cantucci, baci di dama, and amaretti; holiday recipes such as panettone, pandoro, and struffoli; the classic tradition of Italian mini-pastries, piccola pasticerria, featuring rum baba, meringa, and cannoli; and all things gelati, including granita, sorbetto, and affogato, among many others. All About Dolci is, like Eataly itself, a one-stop source for classic Italian dessert traditions and recipes.