La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita : Sweet Things from the Italian Home Kitchen

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All the sweet things from the Italian table are brought together in this irresistible cookbook by hugely popular Italian chef and baker Ursula Ferrigno. From cakes, breads, and biscuits to tarts, ice cream, and other puddings, here are all the traditional favorites as well as some more unusual recipes. Approximately 120 authentic sticky, chewy, hedonistic treats to suit all occasions and seasons-from a summer picnic to a Christmas tea-are included.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 208 x 259 x 20mm | 935g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 120 colour photos
  • 1845330080
  • 9781845330088
  • 1,292,341

Table of contents

Introduction; Chapter 1: Puddings; Sample recipes: Panna cotta with caramel syrup, Cream and marsala trifle, Lemon mascarpone cheesecake. Chapter 2: Tarts & pastries; Sample recipes: Fig and lemon tart, Cherry and hazelnut tart, Peach and mascarpone tart. Chapter 3: Ice-creams & sorbets; Sample recipes: Coffee and cinnamon ice-cream, Cassatta Siciliano, Fig ice-cream, Orange-water ice. Chapter 4: Cakes; Sample recipes: Chocolate and rum cake, Farmhouse apple cake, Warm plum and polenta cake, Chocolate almond cake. Chapter 5: Breads; Sample recipes: Fresh grape and fennel flatbread and Pan dolce with saffron. Chapter 6: Biscuits; Sample recipes: Florentines, Honey and spice twists, Twice-baked cookies. Chapter 7: Sweets; Sample recipes: Sesame nougat, Honey balls and Almond stuffed figs in chocolate.
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About Ursula Ferrigno

Ursula Ferrigno is one of Britain's most established Italian bakers and cooks, and a highly popular author. She has written several books, including Truly Italian, Bringing Italy Home, Italy Sea to Sky, Trattoria, Sainsbury's Italian Cookbook and Bread.
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