Author(s): Laura Zavan; Akiko Ida (Photographer)
80 authentic Italian recipes for sweet treats, cakes and desserts Tiramisu after dinner, panettone at Christmas, an icy lemon granita on a summer's day. . . the delights of Italy's many desserts, or dolci, are celebrated around the world; perhaps because, above all else, dolci are about family and simplicity. Laura's uncomplicated approach to the traditional desserts of her childhood makes Italy's finest tarts, puddings, cakes and sweets easy for everyone to share and enjoy.
Food writer Laura Zavan was born in Treviso, near Venice, and her earliest childhood food memories originate there. She has written several books including Little Italy and Venice Cult Recipes, both published by Murdoch Books. She has a food blog (http://www.laurazavan.com/le-blog-de- laura-zavan/), runs cooking classes and writes for a variety of magazines and newspapers.