Type of pound cake widely sold at Christmastime, along with panettone.
Tuscan fried dough balls.
“Granduke’s snacks,” Tuscan crêpes with a filling of ricotta, strawberries and Malvasia wine.
Italy’s best known Christmas dessert originated in Milan. Soft and spongy, it is made with a natural yeast starter, eggs, butter, candied fruit, and raisins. Shaped like a dome, variations… [Read More]
Friulian S-shaped cookies.
“Virgins’ breasts,” puffy semolina cakes filled with pastry cream.
Typical Christmas cake from Siena made from flour, sugar or honey, spices, candid fruit, almonds and hazelnuts.
Dry biscuit, shaped like a flat bagel.
Small cakes of southern Italy made of honey, flour, orange peel, almonds and spices.
Crumbly Sardinian sweets that are typically prepared for Easter, Christmas, and on the first of November for All Saints’ Day. Papassine are made with flour, dried fruit, eggs, sugar, lard,… [Read More]