Desserts and Sweet Snacks: Rustic, Italian-Style Treats

Desserts and Sweet Snacks: Rustic, Italian-Style Treats

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Desserts and Sweet Snacks: Rustic, Italian-Style Treats by Viana La Place, Deborah Jones

Home-style, elegant, and easy-to-prepare sweets — inspired by traditional Italian eating, perfect for today's table

Viana La Place, one of Morrow's most-loved cookbook authors, brings us to Italy, where the best desserts are pure and simple treats made from the freshest ingredients. Viana has a true passion for home-style cooking and eating, which she shares in her teaching and has won her numerous fans.

Published in the same lush, full-color format as Viana's popular Panini, Bruschetta, Crostini, Desserts and Sweet Snacks presents such delights as ripe fruit in clouds of whipped cream, tender single-layer cakes, and delectable ice creams. Sweet Olive Oil Cake with Lemon needs only a hot espresso to make a satisfying afternoon snack; Pink Honeydew Ice Cream cools on a sultry day. For Viana, sweets are inextricably linked to experiences in Italy, which she relates in beautiful narrative reminiscences interlaced with the recipes. Desserts and Sweet Snacks is a wonderful culinary trip and a collection of recipes to be savored.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688141394
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/03/1998
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 8.42(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Viana La Place is the author of numerous books on Italian cooking, including Desserts and Sweet Snacks, Rustic Italian Style, and Panini, Bruschetta, Crostini. She lives in San Francisco and spends part of each year in Italy.

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