Cream in action
ITALIAN STYLE food often forms the bulk of the menu of a pizza restaurant, with plenty of pasta dishes alongside the pizza plus well-known mains like parmigiana. When it comes to dessert, gelato may seem like the obvious choice to add to your offering — but given the rich heritage of Italian cuisine, there’s a myriad of dessert concoctions that are sure to delight your customers’ tastebuds.
Cannoli (singular is cannolo) are tube-shaped shells of fried pastry containing sweet, cream filling and highly regarded for both their eyecatching presentation and delicate taste.
Traditional Cassata is a sponge cake moistened with liqueur or fruit juice and layered with Ricotta, candied fruit peel, and vanilla or chocolate filling.
Crostata (from the Latin for ‘encrusted’) is a baked open-fruit pie or tart which appears in cookbooks from as long ago as the 15th century.