Desserts

History and curiosity of the croquembouche

History and curiosity of the croquembouche

by Simona Vitagliano A tower of cream puffs stuffed with cream, custard or chantilly cream and held together by a melted hot caramel flow: it is not a dream, but a typical French dessert that can also be tasted at the Gran Caffè Gambrinus! Curious to learn more?...

Kanelbullar, the typical Swedish dessert

Kanelbullar, the typical Swedish dessert

by Simona Vitagliano Since IKEA opened its offices in our cities, Sweden suddenly seemed to us a land much closer and "within reach", despite the enormous geological and geographical differences that separate us. But in reality, there is much more of this country that...

History and curiosity of almond paste

History and curiosity of almond paste

by Simona Vitagliano How much we like almond paste! With its versatility and that sweet and unique flavor in the world, it is the basis of many sweets belonging to the Neapolitan pastry, but its roots go deeper into the south: in Sicily. Also called royal pasta,...

The crafted Easter eggs of Gambrinus

The crafted Easter eggs of Gambrinus

When we say Easter we immediately think of chocolate eggs. This is in fact the period in which chocolate is the undisputed protagonist and the egg becomes a symbol, indispensable for celebrating this anniversary. However, chocolate eggs are not all the same. Those who...

The Tiramisu of Gran Caffè Gambrinus

The Tiramisu of Gran Caffè Gambrinus

Treviso, class 1970. These are the origins of one of the most famous and appreciated Italian sweets in the world, namely tiramisu. His first appearance on the Italian dessert list was in the famous restaurant Alle Beccherie, by the pastry chef Loly Linguanotto who...

Fried carnival zeppoline

Fried carnival zeppoline

The Neapolitan Carnival offers several ideas in terms of sweets. in fact, the culinary proposals are not lacking, they are really valid and let's say the truth can not always be considered "light proposals". In addition to the classic proposals that include chatter to...

The Matilda: a sfogliatella with a greedy heart

The Matilda: a sfogliatella with a greedy heart

Sfogliatella, babà or strawberries tartlet? Why puzzling with this doubt in front of a window when it is simply possible to order a Matilda? The Matilda is in fact one of the last creations of the Gran Caffè Gambrinus confectionery, which contains in a simple sweet,...