Sime Books

Alpine Flavours: Authentic recipes from the Dolomites, the heart of the Alps

The traditional dishes of the Italian region of Dolomites stem from traditional farm cooking and are still cooked and enjoyed today. Their history, which spans centuries, is kept alive thanks to families who have handed down these recipes from one generation to the next. There are delicious first courses, hearty meat dishes, doughnuts and desserts, cold and …

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Sweet Sicily: Sugar and Spice, and All Things Nice

Sweet, intense, and colorful is how Sicilian pastries will appear to the fortunate eyes seeing them for the first time. Those who have time to get to know them well, however, will also find it sensual, dramatic, and irreverent. Making pastries in Sicily is never a purely gastronomic issue; it may be a declaration of love, social ostentation …

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Sweet Venice: Venetian Patisserie

Bussolai buranelli, pandoro, castagnole, fritole, galani, fave dei morte, tiramisù, zaleti, and the dolce del Santo. The confectionaries of the Veneto region are made with few components, all of them very high quality, at times a bit rustic and completely void of any artificial ingredients, just like its inhabitants who are concrete and punctual.The book describes all this …

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