Ciao Biscotti: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Celebrating Italy's Favorite Cookie

Ciao Biscotti: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Celebrating Italy's Favorite Cookie

by Domenica Marchetti, Antonis Achilleos

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Overview

Ciao Biscotti is a collection of 44 authentic biscotti from Italian cooking expert Domenica Marchetti. Studded with nuts, adorned with chocolate, or dotted with dried fruit, biscotti, Italy's unique twice-baked cookies have a crunchy, toasty, enduring appeal. Perfect for dunking into coffee, tea, or Vin Santo, they're easy to make; and transform a simple bowl of ice cream or sorbet into a special dessert. With savory ingredients swapped for the sweet ones, biscotti are a delicious accent to a cheese platter. Nibble on traditional flavors such as Hazelnut or Anise, coffeehouse neo-classics like Christmas Cranberry-Pistachio, tempting new versions such as Browned Butter and Toblerone, or savory ones, including Mountain Gorgonzola and Walnut, and taste the perfection of a classic cookie. Ciao biscotti!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452132396
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 02/24/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 50,930
File size: 14 MB
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About the Author

A former newspaper reporter, Domenica Marchetti is the author of four cookbooks with Chronicle: The Glorious Soups and Stews of Italy; Big Night In: More Than 100 Wonderful Recipes for Feeding Family and Friends Italian Style; The Glorious Pasta of Italy (named one of the eight best single-subject cookbooks of the last 25 years by the editors of Cooking Light); and The Glorious Vegetables of Italy (2013). Her articles and recipes have been featured in The Washington Post, Food and Wine, Fine Cooking, and Cooking Light, and on Leite's Culinaria and NPR.org's Kitchen Window, among others. She is a founding member of the new online magazine American Food Roots, which launched in October 2012 and explores why we eat what we eat. She also blogs about Italian home cooking at her web site, www.domenicacooks.com; and is active on Twitter (@domenicacooks), Facebook (facebook.com/domenicacooks), Instagram (@domenicacooks), and on Pinterest.

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Ciao Biscotti: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Celebrating Italy's Favorite Cookie 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SandrasBookNook More than 1 year ago
My family is a huge fan of biscotti. We adore Italian food, and biscotti is quintessential Italian. I, personally, don't have a huge sweet tooth, so was thrilled to see savory versions as well. Go with a classic almond or hazelnut, branch out with some chocolate-almond with pistachios, stracciatella, coconut-lime, cappuccino or even crispy pancetta, almond and aged asiago or cornmeal with rosemary and parmigiano! A few non-biscotti recipes are included as well such as hazelnut meringues and nutella sandwich cookies. Ciao Biscotti is a great cookbook for lovers of biscotti everywhere. Such a lovely variety of flavors and easy-to-read instructions combine with lovely photos to create a lovely little cookbook that I highly recommend. I received a copy of this book from Chronicle Books for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.