Southern Italian Desserts: Rediscovering The Sweet Traditions Of Calabria, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia, And Sicily [a Baking

October 8, 2013|
Southern Italian Desserts: Rediscovering The Sweet Traditions Of Calabria, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia, And Sicily [a Baking by Rosetta Costantino
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An authentic guide to the festive, mouthwatering sweets of Southern Italy, including regional specialties that are virtually unknown in the US, as well as variations on more popular desserts such as cannoli, biscotti, and gelato. 

As a follow-up to her acclaimed My Calabria, Rosetta Costantino collects 75 favorite desserts from her Southern Italian homeland, including the regions of Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Puglia, and Sicily. These areas have a history of rich traditions and tasty, beautiful desserts, many of them tied to holidays and festivals. For example, in the Cosenza region of Calabria, Christmas means plates piled with grispelle (warm fritters drizzled with local honey) and pitta ''mpigliata (pastries filled with walnuts, raisins, and cinnamon). For the feast of Carnevale, Southern Italians celebrate with bugie ("liars"), sweet fried dough dusted in powdered sugar, meant to tattle on those who sneak off with them by leaving a wispy trail of sugar.

With fail-proof recipes and information on the desserts'' cultural origins and context, Costantino illuminates the previously unexplored confectionary traditions of this enchanting region.
Born and raised in Verbicaro, Calabria, ROSETTA COSTANTINO moved to Oakland, California, with her parents at the age of fourteen. She earned a chemical engineering degree at the University of California, Berkeley, and spent twenty years working in Silicon Valley. Now, often assisted by her mother, Maria, she shares the techniques ...
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Title:Southern Italian Desserts: Rediscovering The Sweet Traditions Of Calabria, Campania, Basilicata, Puglia, And Sicily [a Baking
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:224 pages, 10.02 X 7.78 X 0.92 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 10.02 X 7.78 X 0.92 in
Published:October 8, 2013
Publisher:Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781607744023

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