Mignon pastries at Pasticceria Stefania the best pastry shop in Florence

Pasticceria Stefania

One of the best pastry shops in Florence in the wealthy residential neighborhood around Campo di Marte train station. Continue reading Pasticceria Stefania

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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