La dolce vita: enjoy life's sweet pleasures with 170 recipes for biscotti, torte, crostate, gelati, and other Italian desserts
This divine cookbook includes 170 recipes for favorite Italian desserts--simple sweets served both at home and in trattorias and cafes throughout Italy. More than two dozen cookie recipes include almond-laced Biscotti di Prato, the classic sesame cookie Biscotti Regina, and lemony butter rings. Flaky tarts are filled with everything from fruit jams and Arborio rice to sweet berries and lemon and chocolate. Refreshing, delicate Italian ice are intensely flavored with mint, sparkling white wine and peaches, and raspberries. To round out this scrumptious collection, Michele Scicolone has included recipes for simple fruit and cheese desserts, dessert sauces, explanations of Italian dessert wines and after dinner digestivi--and, of course, how to brew a perfect cup of Italian coffee. This irresistible cookbook is sure to delight everyone, even those with the most discerning sweet tooth.
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30 minutes almonds amaretto apples baking powder beat the egg berries biscotti blended blender cake caramel cheese chestnuts cinnamon coffee Combine the flour cook cookies cool completely cup heavy cream cup water cups all-purpose flour cups milk dessert dough Dutch-process cocoa egg whites egg yolks electric mixer espresso flavor Fold food processor freeze freezer fresh fruit gelatin gelato granita grappa hazelnuts ice cream inch Italian large bowl large egg yolks lemon juice Let cool liqueur Marsala mascarpone medium heat medium saucepan mixture orange zest panettone pastry peaches pears peel pine nuts Place plastic wrap Preheat the oven racks to cool raisins raspberries recipe refrigerator Remove ricotta room temperature semifreddo Serve immediately slices small saucepan smooth softened sorbetto spoon stirring occasionally strawberries syrup tablespoons tablespoons sugar taste teaspoon teaspoon vanilla extract toasted Transfer to wire vanilla extract Vz cup sugar whipped cream whisk wine wire rack zabaglione