The recipes by Andrea Valentinetti, Nicola Olivieri, Paolo and Andrea Sacchetti, and Andrea Leali
In Italy, as in many Countries, spring (and the Easter and Passover holidays just passed) generates a variety of seasonal cakes, cookies and breads, but with pasticcerias closed because of the panedmic, baking has returned to the home kitchen big time. So what are Italy’s top pastry maestros turning out as they quarantine a casa? In many instances they’re choosing sweets with personal resonance, culled from family and historic recipes, along with pastries long associated with their regions. Here’s what these noted chefs, who provided the recipes below, are baking now.