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...
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,...