Riciarelli sweet almond cookies from Siena

3 Sweet Treats from Siena (or really 4)

Typical medieval Christmas cookies from Siena – now available year round. Continue reading 3 Sweet Treats from Siena (or really 4)

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Scendiletto puff pastry and custard dessert from Pasticceria Stefania in Florence

Golossary: Scendiletto

One has to live in an Italian home to truly appreciate the name of this delicious but difficult to find dessert. The poor nomenclature might have something to do with its lack of popularity; by all accounts it should fly off the shelves. It is essentially a custard sandwich, with creamy, sweet custard with rich egg flavor, baked between two thin crisp layers of buttery … Continue reading Golossary: Scendiletto