Ring-shaped yeast cake usually soaked in rum, typical of Naples.
Open-faced tart, either sweet or savory.
Italian style of ice cream, of wide-ranging flavors, chiefly fruit, nuts and chocolate.
“Lady’s kisses,” chocolate-covered almond cookies, from Piedmont.
Piedmontese chocolate and hazelnut paste used in desserts, ice cream and candies.
“Kisses.” Chocolate-hazelnut candies, a specialty of the Perugina Company.
Slushy gelato made by freezing liquid (often coffee or lemon juice) into crystals of grainy texture. It is sometimes topped with whipped cream.
“St. Catherine’s dolls,” Ravenna cookie shaped like dolls.
Coiled cake typical of Umbria, made with almonds and lemon.
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