Torta della Nonna by Emiko Davies | Hardie Grant Publishing

Torta della Nonna A Collection of the Best Homemade Italian Sweets

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Torta della Nonna brings together the best Italian sweets recipes from Emiko Davies' books, Florentine, Acquacotta and Tortellini at Midnight, plus five brand new recipes.

Across eight chapters, this stunning collection features classic well-known recipes, as well as family recipes passed through generations. Recipes include sweet Italian breakfasts (including Lemon and ricotta cake, Italian brioche croissants and Little custard and quince jam pies); classic treats from nonna's oven (Hazelnut cake, Chocolate and amaretti flan, Stuffed peaches); snacks (Rosemary and sultana buns, Sweet breadsticks, Strawberries and wine); biscuits (Red crown biscuits, Almond biscotti, Polenta biscuits); recipes for celebrations (Florentine cake; Honey and nut pastries; Chocolate-filled sponge roll); treats to eat with a spoon (Baked rice pudding; Coffee-laced ricotta; Zuppa Inglese); frozen treats (Milk gelato; Plum sorbet; Gianduia semifreddo); and five essentials any Italian cook needs up their sleeve.

Alongside Emiko Davies' evocative storytelling and beautiful photographs, all shot in Tuscany, from Florence to the Silver Coast, Torta della Nonna will bring the sweet tastes and romance of Italy into your home.

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ISBN:

9781743796849

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

176

Dimensions:

23cm x 19cm

RRP:

$34.99

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

03 March 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Emiko Davies

Born in Australia to a Japanese mother and a diplomat Australian father, Emiko Davies has spent most of her life living abroad – her adolescence was spent in China, she attended university in the United States and now, for more than a decade, she has called Italy home. 

She first fell in love with Florence as a twenty-year-old art student. When she couldn’t get the city out of her head, a few years later she