If you like baked cheesecakes, you’ll love this Italian Ricotta Cheesecake. Ricotta cheese blends with mascarpone, Amaretto soaked raisins and candied citrus peel to create a beautifully flavoured cheesecake. It’s all piled onto an amaretti cookie crust to add an extra flavour dimension and bump up the luxury factor.
Castagnaccio is a traditional Tuscan cake born as a poor peasant dish thanks to its cheap main ingredients: chestnut flour and water. To give it more flavor it’s then enriched with raisins, pine nuts, olive oil, and rosemary. It sounds like a savory dish, but you’ll be surprised by its sweetness.
A Torta Gianduia is a traditional Italian chocolate hazelnut cake that hails from the Piemonte region in northern Italy. The name of the cake refers to the marriage of chocolate and hazelnuts, which is always a winner.
These vegan Italian Rainbow Cookies or "seven-layer bars" or "Napoleon cookies" are made of three layers of almond cake spread with apricot jam, and coated in chocolate. When cut, the Italian flag is revealed.
Delicate, crisp, and light, these beautiful and tasty Italian waffle cookies are known as pizzelle. Anise is the most common authentic flavor, but you can make lemon, cardamom, and chocolate pizzelle too!