Italian sweets: From tiramisu to pannacotta!

Let us face it – it takes a country shaped like a boot to make some of the best desserts in the world! Tiramisu, parfait, pannacotta, torta di riso, anyone? You can find your hot Italian guy on YEC.com – whether it’s just for fun or you want to visit Italy, he’d be a great starting point to find out more about delicious Italian cuisine!

Panna cotta

Panna cotta

Pannacotta (panna cotta – cooked cream) is something between jelly and sweet cream. It is usually flavored with coffee, vanilla or rum, but other varieties exist – if Italians love something, it’s their desserts!

Tiramisu

Tiramisu

Tiramisu literally means cheer me up – and this small treat does it with perfection! Tiramisu is usually made from lady fingers dipped in coffee, enriched with a bit of mascarpone and cocoa. You can find it anywhere in the world, but the best ones are still in Italy!

Torta di riso

Torta di riso

This sweet rice cake originated in Liguria, but it now favored in all of Italy. It’s light, delicious and not too sweet – which means you can have more than one piece!

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