The ultimate manual for La Dolce Vita, the book All About Dolci is an indispensable guide to traditional Italian sweets and desserts.
From biscotti to gelati to torte, this book distills the wisdom of our pastry chefs experts and presents a variety of dishes. Master the art and technique of making dolci from scratch and build your repertoire and knowledge of regional Italian dessert tradition.
Organized by "families" of dolci, this kitchen companion explains every major sweets category: their history and significance, and when to best consume them according to Italian customs and traditions. Recipes range from the classic biscotti, such as cantucci, baci di dama and amaretti, to the holiday classics, such as panettone and pandoro, to the pastries, such as meringhe and cannoli, to gelati, such as sorbetto and affogato.