Torta della Nonna: A Collection of the Best Homemade Italian Desserts by Emiko Davies

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  • Eat Your Books

    ..a collection of Emiko's’ desserts culled from her beautiful books Florentine, Acquacotta, and Tortellini at Midnight, plus five brand new recipes...

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  • ISBN 10 1743796846
  • ISBN 13 9781743796849
  • Published Mar 03 2021
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 160
  • Language English
  • Countries United States, United Kingdom
  • Publisher Hardie Grant

Publishers Text

Torta della Nonna brings together the best Italian sweets recipes from Emiko Davies' books, Florentine, Acquacotta and Tortellini at Midnight, plus five brand new recipes.

Across eight chapters, this stunning collection features classic well-known recipes, as well as family recipes passed through generations. Recipes include sweet Italian breakfasts (including Lemon and ricotta cake, Italian brioche croissants and Little custard and quince jam pies); classic treats from nonna's oven (Hazelnut cake, Chocolate and amaretti flan, Stuffed peaches); snacks (Rosemary and sultana buns, Sweet breadsticks, Strawberries and wine); biscuits (Red crown biscuits, Almond biscotti, Polenta biscuits); recipes for celebrations (Florentine cake; Honey and nut pastries; Chocolate-filled sponge roll); treats to eat with a spoon (Baked rice pudding; Coffee-laced ricotta; Zuppa Inglese); frozen treats (Milk gelato; Plum sorbet; Gianduia semifreddo); and five essentials any Italian cook needs up their sleeve.

Alongside Emiko Davies' evocative storytelling and beautiful photographs, all shot in Tuscany, from Florence to the Silver Coast, Torta della Nonnaa will bring the sweet tastes and romance of Italy into your home.


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