Coming straight from the expert kitchen of ACADEMIA BARILLA, the most trusted name in Italian cuisine, these 100 authentic recipes cover sweets from every region of Italy and include classic tiramisu from Veneto, zuppa inglese from Emilia-Romagna, canlis from Sicily, plus cakes, pastries, cookies, and puddings from Piedmont, Tuscany, Campania, and more. Each traditional recipe captures the unique flavors of its originating region, and some even offer up modern interpretations for an element of delicious surprise. Simple, step-by-step instructions and cooking tips ensure success every time. So whether you re making a special treat to bring to a party, preparing a goody to give for the holidays, or simply want to indulge a little this weekend, Italian Desserts & Pastries is sure to satisfy.
ACADEMIA BARILLA, founded in 2004 in Parma, one of the most distinguished capitals of Italian cuisine, is a center of great professionalism and talent that is exceptional in the world of cooking. It promotes Italian culinary art, protecting the regional gastronomic heritage and safeguarding it from imitations and counterfeits, while encouraging the great traditions of the Italian restaurant industry. Academia Barilla organizes cooking classes for culinary enthusiasts, distributes the best Italian products, and spreads Italy's gastronomic culture through publications like this one that recount the unequaled riches of the country.