Cantucci

Cantucci or Cantuccini are one of the greatest pride of the Tuscan tradition, especially if coupled with Vin Santo. They are dry almond biscuits, obtained by slicing the loaf of still hot dough into slices. They are present in the dictionary of the Accademia della Crusca, which in 1691 gave …

tiramisu

Tiramisù

Tiramisu is one of Italy’s most popular desserts. Literally means “pick me up” and is a coffee-flavoured dessert, made of ladyfingers (savoiardi) layered with a whipped mixture of eggs, sugar, and mascarpone cheese. Most accounts of the origin of tiramisu date its invention to the 1850s in the region of Veneto, by a Lady, …

Babà

Babà is a typically Neapolitan dessert, although its origins are French. The preparation requires a little attention and above all a long leavening but the result will be amazing and very particular. It is also perfect to be served with a soft drink to satisfy even those who do not …