La Vita e Dolce: Italian Inspired Desserts Cookbook Giveaway

Enter our US/UK/AU/NZ giveaway to win one of three copies of La Vita e Dolce: Italian Inspired Desserts by Letitia Clark.

La Vita e Dolce is an exciting take on Italian baking by food writer and trained pastry chef, Letitia Clark. Featuring over 80 Italian desserts, this beautiful book showcases Letitia’s favourite puddings inspired by her time living in Sardinia.

Complete with anecdotes and location imagery throughout along with a pink ribbon marker, each recipe will be authentic in taste but with a delicious, contemporary twist. Try Cappuccino panna cotta with espresso caramel or Sparkling lemon sorbetto in lemons for a surprise ending to your next dinner – your guests will be impressed. This is a stunning celebration of the sweet things in life, and is guaranteed to bring a slice of Italy into your home.

Our   takes you inside this book and features the following 

Special thanks to the publisher for providing three copies of this title in our promotion. Entry options include answering the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

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  • matag  on  August 4, 2021

    La Vita e Dolce: Italian Inspired Desserts

  • matag  on  August 4, 2021

    Ricotta & dark chocolate almond crumble tart (Sbriciolata)

  • kmn4  on  August 4, 2021

    Panforte

  • ravensfan  on  August 4, 2021

    Chewy lemon & almond biscuits (Ricciolini)

  • littleliv  on  August 4, 2021

    Chocolate fudge ice cream with mascarpone

  • littleliv  on  August 4, 2021

    Cannoli

  • riley  on  August 5, 2021

    Chocolate, pear, hazelnut and brown sugar cake

  • JRumi  on  August 5, 2021

    caramelized apricot almond orange blossom upside down cake

  • Larkspur  on  August 5, 2021

    Cannoli

  • jezairey  on  August 5, 2021

    Toasted fig leaf panna cotta
    sounds like a gorgeous early autumn recipe

  • lean1  on  August 5, 2021

    Semolina Shortbread

  • hbakke  on  August 5, 2021

    Chocolate & mascarpone tart with blackberries & sage

  • roxlet  on  August 6, 2021

    semolina shortbread

  • sarahawker  on  August 6, 2021

    Mascarpone & fresh mint choc chip [ice cream]

  • MissKoo  on  August 6, 2021

    Almond, ricotta, olive oil & cherry cake

  • vhfvhf  on  August 6, 2021

    Orange, Marsala & almond biscuits

  • maci234  on  August 6, 2021

    Cannoli

  • Leonard5854  on  August 6, 2021

    Peach & basil sorbet

  • Plumbobmummy  on  August 6, 2021

    Moka

  • Wende  on  August 6, 2021

    Cappuccino panna cotta with espresso caramel

  • Cjennings  on  August 6, 2021

    Peach and basil sorbet

  • GillB  on  August 6, 2021

    Panforte

  • maryhodgeisme  on  August 6, 2021

    ricotta pear and hazelnut cake!

  • Roosta  on  August 6, 2021

    Amaretti

  • Ren23  on  August 6, 2021

    Ricotta & dark chocolate almond crumble tart &
    Chocolate fudge ice cream with mascarpone

  • dogs  on  August 7, 2021

    Semolina shortbread

  • Isis1981uk  on  August 7, 2021

    Tiny peach & almond cookies with ricotta cream

  • LaurenE  on  August 7, 2021

    Chewy lemon & almond biscuits

  • bopper  on  August 7, 2021

    Amaretti

  • bookmark77  on  August 7, 2021

    Semolina Shortbread

  • dzm  on  August 7, 2021

    Cannoli

  • bookmark58  on  August 7, 2021

    Orange, Marsala & almond biscuits

  • virjeania  on  August 7, 2021

    You had me at citrus Caramelised citrus tart

  • Hedgehog101  on  August 7, 2021

    Chocolate pastry

  • Dendav  on  August 7, 2021

    Cannoli

  • DarcyVaughn  on  August 7, 2021

    Amaretti

  • GreenhouseCheryl  on  August 8, 2021

    Citrus, Campari & yoghurt upside-down cake

  • Sand9  on  August 8, 2021

    Apricot Jam x

  • maisietoo  on  August 8, 2021

    I’d like to make Cannoli first.

  • emi10383  on  August 8, 2021

    Chewy lemon & almond biscuits

  • clairew137  on  August 8, 2021

    Ricotta & dark chocolate almond crumble tart

  • RSW  on  August 8, 2021

    Chocolate, pear, hazelnut & brown sugar cake

  • leilx  on  August 8, 2021

    Citrus, campari and yogurt upside down cake

  • redcurrant  on  August 8, 2021

    Tiramisu

  • agreaves19  on  August 9, 2021

    Chocolate fudge ice cream with mascarpone

  • edybwad  on  August 9, 2021

    Amaretti!

  • gilmonster  on  August 9, 2021

    panforte

  • ElizM  on  August 9, 2021

    classic cantucci

  • foodie16  on  August 9, 2021

    Lining a tart shell (grating method)

  • GregH  on  August 10, 2021

    Blackberry mascarpone ripple ice cream

  • amyjay  on  August 11, 2021

    Orange, Marsala & almond biscuits

  • nvernon  on  August 11, 2021

    Crostata di marmellata

  • ethedens  on  August 11, 2021

    I’d like to make the peach and basil sorbet recipe.

  • BMeyer  on  August 12, 2021

    chocolate, pear, hazelnut cake

  • Siegal  on  August 12, 2021

    Semolina shortbread yum

  • debbiehb  on  August 13, 2021

    Chewy lemon & almond biscuits (Ricciolini)

  • EmilyR  on  August 13, 2021

    chewy lemon & almond biscuits (Ricciolini)

  • NatalyaM  on  August 13, 2021

    Whipped coffee & ricotta instant mousse

  • Jennifer7  on  August 13, 2021

    Panna Cotta

  • RickPearson54  on  August 13, 2021

    cannoli

  • hillsboroks  on  August 13, 2021

    Peach and basil sorbet

  • zeenie  on  August 14, 2021

    Sylvia’s double-crusted cheesecake

  • avonleajules  on  August 14, 2021

    semolina shortbread

  • Ann123  on  August 15, 2021

    capigliette

  • youngsvnnhrs  on  August 15, 2021

    Chewy lemon & almond biscuits (Ricciolini)

  • Dannausc  on  August 15, 2021

    Green lemon posset

  • priyamaine  on  August 16, 2021

    cherry cake!

  • v.t  on  August 16, 2021

    Peach and basil sorbet – sounds amazing!

  • RuthHarwood  on  August 17, 2021

    Chocolate fudge ice cream with mascarpone
    Yummy!

  • KezzaDoesKez  on  August 17, 2021

    affogado

  • LeMinou  on  August 17, 2021

    PANFORTE

  • ChicagoJen  on  August 17, 2021

    Salted caramel truffles

  • moralla  on  August 17, 2021

    Caramelised citrus tart

  • MarciK  on  August 19, 2021

    Ricotta, pear & hazelnut layer cake

  • sarahteertzah  on  August 21, 2021

    Dark chocolate, chestnut & hazelnut cantucci

  • maria411  on  August 22, 2021

    Semolina shortbread

  • lilmiztam22  on  August 24, 2021

    Peach & basil sorbet! sounds delicious and refreshing

  • silversand  on  August 25, 2021

    Chocolate fudge ice cream with mascarpone

  • cellenly  on  August 26, 2021

    torta della nonna

  • Rose_Marie_Brintzenhofe  on  August 26, 2021

    Peach and almond cookies w ricotta cream.

  • eildoncook  on  August 26, 2021

    Citrus, Campari and Yoghurt upside down cake looks WONDERFUL!

  • alee423  on  August 26, 2021

    Dark chocolate, chestnut & hazelnut cantucci

  • luccio  on  August 26, 2021

    Dark chocolate, chestnut & hazelnut cantucci

  • banba1  on  August 27, 2021

    Chocolate & mascarpone tart with blackberries & sage

  • kb_mw  on  August 27, 2021

    Citrus, Campari, and Yoghurt cake

  • JenjiD  on  August 28, 2021

    Almond, ricotta, olive oil & cherry cake

  • jenniferkirn  on  August 29, 2021

    Capigliette

  • ceejayen  on  August 29, 2021

    Capigliette

  • MaggieMaggieMae  on  August 30, 2021

    Tiny peach & almond cookies with ricotta cream

  • teamkies  on  August 31, 2021

    Strawberry & whole lemon sorbetto

  • stuartem  on  August 31, 2021

    The One True Apple Cake

  • nocona  on  August 31, 2021

    Cannoli sounds delicious!

  • Breeze81  on  August 31, 2021

    Ricotta & dark chocolate almond crumble tart (Sbriciolata)

  • Ishtar  on  September 2, 2021

    Cassata

  • Shelley.b  on  September 3, 2021

    Little jam flour cookies

  • poneill  on  September 5, 2021

    Cantucci

  • michelle666  on  September 5, 2021

    Cannoli

  • trustinghim  on  September 5, 2021

    That sound Delicious. Love Cannolies

  • maggz19671  on  September 8, 2021

    Panforte

  • tkrongold  on  September 9, 2021

    Little jam flour cookies.

  • rubytue  on  September 11, 2021

    I’d like to try Sweet grape focaccia (Schiacciata)

  • bamato  on  September 12, 2021

    peach and basil sorbet

  • PixieDee  on  September 15, 2021

    I’d love to try and make the Caramelised citrus tart.

  • sayeater  on  September 16, 2021

    I like that there seems to be a lot of technique teaching in this book. Pastry is not my strong point so I find that helpful. The Chewy lemon & almond biscuits (Ricciolini) stood out to me. Chewy. Lemon. Almond. Glace cherry. SOLD

  • stulled  on  September 16, 2021

    Sylvia’s double-crusted cheesecake

  • liasim  on  September 16, 2021

    chewy lemon and almond biscuits

  • lacinda1968  on  September 17, 2021

    Sparkling lemon sorbetto

  • elysedc  on  September 17, 2021

    little jam flour cookies! been looking for a good jam cookie recipe for a while 🙂

  • Sawalkerflinders  on  September 17, 2021

    Pam forte

  • gjnmc  on  September 17, 2021

    Semolina shortbread

  • dbranigan27  on  September 17, 2021

    I would try the Roasted apricot, almond, orange & mascarpone cheesecake.

  • jungliemonkey  on  September 18, 2021

    Chocolate & mascarpone tart with blackberries & sage

  • kaytee75  on  September 18, 2021

    Mascarpone & fresh mint choc chip Ice Cream

  • annettle  on  September 19, 2021

    Whipped coffee & ricotta instant mousse sounds amazing!

  • janecook  on  September 19, 2021

    I would love to learn:
    Making gelato and ice cream without a machine (page 176)

  • angiejackson  on  September 20, 2021

    semolina shortbread

  • Karla123  on  September 20, 2021

    Sweet grape focaccia (Schiacciata)

  • Jellyfish  on  September 20, 2021

    Sunny Sardinian citrus and ricotta tartlets

  • Yatota74  on  September 21, 2021

    Cannoli

  • Dhasenkampf  on  September 21, 2021

    Cannoli

  • joke7  on  September 23, 2021

    Red wine roasted figs

  • travellingcat  on  September 24, 2021

    Whipped coffee & ricotta instant mousse

  • babiafi  on  September 24, 2021

    cannoli

  • sheridarby  on  September 24, 2021

    Chocolate, pear, hazelnut and brown sugar cake

  • Lesevans6  on  September 25, 2021

    Peach & Basil Sorbet

  • mumliz  on  September 25, 2021

    Marzipan

  • emsmiff0  on  September 25, 2021

    Semolina Shortbread

  • ickle0ne  on  September 25, 2021

    Sunny Sardinian citrus & ricotta tartlets

  • ljskop  on  September 25, 2021

    Classice cantucci – Orange, Marsala & almond biscuits

  • ClaireHamilton  on  September 25, 2021

    Chocolate & mascarpone tart with blackberries & sage

  • PatBarrett  on  September 26, 2021

    Chocolate fudge ice cream with mascarpone

  • DimensionAEB  on  September 26, 2021

    Chewy lemon & almond biscuits

  • portkey  on  September 26, 2021

    Ricotta and dark chocolate almond crumble tart

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  September 28, 2021

    roasted apricot and orange and marscapone cheesecake

  • MeerkatSilverleaf  on  September 29, 2021

    Amaretti

  • jd5761  on  September 29, 2021

    Peach and Basil Sorbet for me

  • Janetr1970  on  October 1, 2021

    Cassata

  • lauriesk  on  October 2, 2021

    Ricotta & dark chocolate almond crumble tart

  • orchidlady01  on  October 2, 2021

    Crostata di marmellata

  • Shelmar  on  October 3, 2021

    Moka

  • shellee  on  October 4, 2021

    I would like to make the Citrus Syrup because there are so many things that would make taste amazing!

  • andyszym  on  October 4, 2021

    Caramelised citrus tart

  • Shana.  on  October 6, 2021

    Capigliette

  • dtremit  on  October 8, 2021

    The candied clementine, fennel seed & polenta cake sounds divine!

  • reader1trees  on  October 9, 2021

    Semolina shortbread.

  • t.t  on  October 9, 2021

    Dark chocolate, chestnut & hazelnut cantucci

  • CatsintheKitchen  on  October 10, 2021

    Chewy Lemon and Almond Biscuits

  • Beckyth  on  October 10, 2021

    Peach and basil sorbet

  • bill_the_cat  on  October 16, 2021

    cannoli

  • demomcook  on  October 18, 2021

    Whipped coffee & ricotta instant mousse

  • tarae1204  on  October 19, 2021

    The one true apple cake.

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