Southern Italian Desserts [Kindle ePUB PDF] By Rosetta Costantino


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Southern Italian Desserts

He feast of  Carnevale Southern Italians celebrate with  bugieliars 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 regio. Source Stumbled upon on Format e bookDisclaimer I have read the book but not yet had time to try any of the recipes I hope to remedy that very soon The ricotta and pistachio mouse cake is calling to me I m not Italian nor am I knowledgeable about Southern Italian desserts so I can t speak for the authenticity of the recipes The author has certainly gone to lengths to provide adeuate background information and a bibliography on the regions and their specialties however I believe she has added some modern touches in the name of both convenience and changing tastes That s not a negative I m all for authenticity but I also like my modern oven and Kitchen Aid mixerThe e book version is well formatted Whoever remembered to put recipe links not only in the table of contents and index but also within the chapters AND under photographs deserves major kudos Recipe names are in Italian and English Measurements are in US and metric Directions are clear and logical There are beautiful photographs throughout both of the desserts and of Italy Regions covered SiciliaCampaniaCalabriaPuglia and Basilicata share a sectionThere is also a section of master recipes for such things as making fresh ricotta blanching almonds making nut pastes and candying fruit peels The recipes do assume a moderate to advanced level of cooking skill There are a few recipes that the beginning cook with an abundance of confidence could handle but this isn t one of those books that holds your hand and provides a hundred photos of an egg an egg broken into a dish an egg beaten an egg being poured into a larger bowl ad museum If you need that level of visuals stick with The Pioneer Woamn who is very good at that sort of presentation This is not a cookbook for chocoholics not everything has to have chocolate teetotalers the Italians do like their wines and liuors people with nut allergies I mean come on pistachios walnuts almondsSouthern Italy or an aversion to dairy the gluten free or paleo friendly crowd I wouldn t be reading it if it were It is a lovely and informative education on the desserts and sweets of underrepresented regions in Southern Italy Now to get my hands on some Strega and fig syrup

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An authentic guide to the festive mouthwatering sweets of Southern Italy including regional specialties that are virtually unknown in this country as well as variations on 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. I received a review copy of this cookbook from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis cookbook is very specific focusing solely on the desserts of Southern Italy No breads no main dishes no cheeses just desserts As a baker I thought this was a wonderful concept for a cookbook What usually happens is that I will go looking for Italian desserts and I ll come across gelato ricotta cheesecake and those fried honey balls that are from several Meditteranean cultures The specificity of this cookbook allows for a much deeper exploration of a regional cuisine that needs attentionThe recipes I ve marked as most likely to try are a good representation of the contentsfrom SiciliaBiscotti Eureka almond filled spiral cookiesCuccia di Santa Lucia wheat berry pudding served on St Lucia dayfrom CampaniaPere Mast Antuono Imbottite ricotta filled baked pearsLa Coviglia al Caffe frozen espresso moussefrom CalabriaTorta di Melee Ricotta apple and ricotta cake going to try this next weekendfrom Puglia BasilicataDolci di Noci walnut cookiesThe only recipe I could not even fathom is the Crostata al Gelo di Mellone which is a watermelon pudding cake But it sounds so strange and looks so interesting that I just know I ll end up making it I m always the most interested in the recipes I can t imagineThe cookbook is saturated with historical context in fact of the pictures are of scenery than of the recipes For me I would have liked pictures of the finished product but the contextual information is fascinating and makes the cookbook very readable The Purpose-Guided Universe including regional specialties that are virtually unknown The Abel & Cole Veg Box Companion in this country as well as variations on 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 The Academy including the regions of. I received a review copy of this cookbook from NetGalley Full Dark, No Stars in exchange for an honest reviewThis cookbook If Only Once (The Martelli Brothers, is very specific focusing solely on the desserts of Southern Italy No breads no main dishes no cheeses just desserts As a baker I thought this was a wonderful concept for a cookbook What usually happens 1000 sitios que ver en España al menos una vez en la vida is that I will go looking for Italian desserts and I ll come across gelato ricotta cheesecake and those fried honey balls that are from several Meditteranean cultures The specificity of this cookbook allows for a much deeper exploration of a regional cuisine that needs attentionThe recipes I ve marked as most likely to try are a good representation of the contentsfrom SiciliaBiscotti Eureka almond filled spiral cookiesCuccia di Santa Lucia wheat berry pudding served on St Lucia dayfrom CampaniaPere Mast Antuono Imbottite ricotta filled baked pearsLa Coviglia al Caffe frozen espresso moussefrom CalabriaTorta di Melee Ricotta apple and ricotta cake going to try this next weekendfrom Puglia BasilicataDolci di Noci walnut cookiesThe only recipe I could not even fathom La ética de la crueldad is the Crostata al Gelo di Mellone which 3052 is a watermelon pudding cake But Mercator interesting that I just know I ll end up making Pasos perdidos en Granada it I m always the most Suffering and no suffering interested Can We Live 150 Years? in the recipes I can t The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears imagineThe cookbook Robs Shiny Dumptruck is saturated with historical context Business English in fact of the pictures are of scenery than of the recipes For me I would have liked pictures of the finished product but the contextual Mama Glow is fascinating and makes the cookbook very readable

Rosetta Costantino ¹ 7 review

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 t. I only read this for the Sicily section and I was not disappointed


10 thoughts on “Southern Italian Desserts

  1. says:

    I received a review copy of this cookbook from NetGalley in exchange for an honest reviewThis cookbook is very specific focusing solely on the desserts of Southern Italy No breads no main dishes no cheeses just desserts As a baker I thought this was a wonderful concept for a cookbook What usually happens is that I will go looking for Italian desserts and I'll come across gelato ricotta cheesecake and those fried honey balls that

  2. says:

    Southern Italian Desserts Rediscovering the Sweet Traditions of Calabria Campania Basilicata Puglia and Sicily by Rosetta Costantino with Jennie Schacht is uite simply a delicious book that belongs on the shelf of any Italophile andor foodieRosetta is a native of Calabria and you can’t do better than learning how to make southe

  3. says:

    Bakers aficionados please stand up Here's the book you have been waiting for a delicious discovery that will make you shi

  4. says:

    Impressive Lovely I want to try every recipe in this book Crowd pleasures with clear directions and just enough hi

  5. says:

    I only read this for the Sicily section and I was not disappointed

  6. says:

    Some of these recipes are a little beyond my current reach but all are facinating Lovely photography and delicious treats The Italians do dessert right

  7. says:

    Source Stumbled upon on Format e bookDisclaimer I have read the book but not yet had time to try any of the recipes I hope to remedy that very soon The ricotta and pistachio mouse cake is calling to me I'm not Italian nor am I knowledgeable about Southern Italian desserts so I can't speak for the authenticity of the recipes The author has certainly gone to lengths to provide adeuate background information and a bibliography on th

  8. says:

    Title Southern Italian Desserts Rediscovering the Sweet Traditions of Calabria Campania Basilicata Puglia and SicilyAuthor Rosetta

  9. says:

    Full of the delicious Italian pastries I've oogled in bakeries with multiple steps of preparation Some of the recipes are really unexpected such as the eggplant layered dessert with sweetened ricotta filling and chocolate sauce but

  10. says:

    Read my full review or opinion Laden with beautiful pictures and tasty recipes this was a beautiful cookbook Although the recipes come from the south of Italy I didn't see any ingredients that would be difficult to find in the US One criticism that I would say Although the pictures were gorgeous and step by step instruc

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