Dolce

Fresh fruit is the usual way to end a meal in Italy.  For special occasions it’s usual to buy a cake or pastries from the excellent pasticierie that can be found in every town or even small village – they’re even open on Sunday so that guests can buy cakes to take to their hosts.

Click on the links below to take you to the recipes.

Baked Pears in Wine (Piemonte)

Brutti ma Buoni – Ugly but very good (Lazio)

Cannoli (Sicilia)

Cassata (Sicilia)

Lemon Granita (Sicilia)

Pandolce Genovese (Christmas cake from Genove, Liguria)

Pangiallo (Christmas cake from Lazio)

Tiramesù (Veneto)

Tozzetti Lazio

Zuccotto

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