Desserts

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

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

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

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

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,...

The strawberry tart

When we say tart we immediately think of a sweet typical of the Italian tradition, the one that was created by our grandmothers and that over time has kept its taste unchanged. The tart is made with a sweet shortcrust pastry, covered with cream and seasonal fruit....

history and curiosity of the ricotta and pear cake

In 1998, in a pastry shop of Minori, a talented confectioner, he realized for the first time a cake that has entered in a short time in the heart and in the tastes of all of us, we are talking about Salvatore De Riso and his revolutionary ricotta and pear cake . The...

History and curiosity about the croissant

The breakfast par excellence is definitely the croissant. The croissant, a French term that identifies the typical Italian-style croissant, is a sweet with a truly compelling story and unexpected origins. If you think about the croissant as a dessert with French...