Definition of pasticceria in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˌstēCHəˈrēə/


(Especially in Italy) a shop selling pastries and cakes: Florence’s finest pasticceria is a little way from the center of town but it’s well worth the journey
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  • Coming from a Sicilian family involved in ristoranti and a pasticceria, Fabrizio seems to have coulis running through his veins.
  • I wanted to eat lemon granita for breakfast, discover the secrets behind caponata and pasta alla Norma, and sample the legendary glories of Sicilian pasticceria.
  • Sbrisolana is a kind of a cross between a cookie and a cake made from almonds and cornmeal that is the sweet specialty of Mantova and is proudly displayed in the window of every pasticceria in the city.


Italian, from pasticcio 'pastry'.

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Syllabification: pas·tic·ce·ri·a

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