When you think of Italian food, what comes to mind? For most people, visions of savory fare will float to their mind first: flavorful pasta dishes, juicy tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fresh seafood. But to dismiss Italian desserts would be a grave mistake. The desserts of Italy are unlike anything else, and should never be considered a mere follow-up act to dinner.
To increase your pastry prowess, we’ve put together a profile on four classic Italian desserts you should know. These are some of the classics we’ve chosen to highlight on the Bottiglia Cucina & Enoteca menu. Italian desserts are absolutely worth your time and appetite, and we think you’ll see why as you read through this delectable list!
Tiramisu. Tiramisu (in Italy, it’s tiramisù, though in the US we typically don’t use the accent) roughly translates from Italian as “pick me up”. It certainly lives up to its name, particularly when paired with a steaming espresso or cappuccino.
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