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Italian Cook Gennaro – Sweet Italian Zuccotto Dessert

Italian Cook Gennaro – Sweet Italian Zuccotto Dessert Enjoy this presentation by one of our favorite chefs Gennaro Contaldo Zuccotto is an Italian dessert with origins in Florence. Zuccotto is a semi-frozen, chilled dessert made with brandy, cake and ice cream. It can be frozen, then thawed before serving. This dessert is traditionally made in […]

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12 Most Popular Italian Sweets

The 12 Most Popular Italian Sweets ********* #12 -Ricciarelli – #12 Ricciarelli are traditional Italian biscuit – specifically, a type of macaroon – originating in 14th century Siena. Legend holds that they were introduced by Ricciardetto della Gherardesca in his castle near Volterra upon his return from the Crusades. Today, the biscuits are made using an almond […]

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