Ricotta and Spinach pasta roll with tomato sauce at the boutique della pasta fresca restaurant in florence

Boutique della Pasta Fresca

Cheap, fresh homemade pasta, cooked to order at this tiny shop crammed with locals. Continue reading Boutique della Pasta Fresca

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