Definition of pasticceria in English:

pasticceria

noun

  • (especially in Italy) a shop selling pastries and cakes.

    ‘Florence's finest pasticceria is a little way from the centre of town but it's well worth the journey’
    • ‘New York is overrun with amazing Italian pasticcerias where you can also get Passionfruit Sorbet and pignoli cookies or any number of decadent chocolate mousse cakes.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Marzullo, who moved to the United States with his family 25 years ago, owns the 17-year-old pasticceria with his brother.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

Italian, from pasticcio ‘pastry’.

Pronunciation

pasticceria

/pastɪtʃəˈriːə/