In the eternal city, a history of sins rings from the ancient ruins. Even in modern-day Rome, you can indulge your inner glutton and dive right into these sinfully delicious desserts, available at most restaurants and even at their own specialty stores.
This spongy, layered cake is a perfect accompaniment to that post-dinner espresso. Made of ladyfingers dipped in coffee, the java flavor seeps through the layers of whipped cream, cocoa and a mascarpone cheese/sugar mixture. Some recopies will include a dash of amaretto or Marsala for a slight flavor boost.
Simply translated, gelato is Italian for ice cream. But the recipe is a bit different and clearly evident in its creamy taste and strong flavors of pistachio, tiramisu and other sugary and fruity varieties. Gelato is made with a small amount of air, attributing to its slightly fluffy consistency, and it is lower in fat but higher in sugar than standard ice creams. Served in a cone or a cup, scoops start at just €2.
Alongside one of the world´s best cappuccinos, enjoy this delectable cookie that comes in a variety of flavors, and more than 50 flavors at Biscottificio Innocenti.
Originating in Sicily, and Sicilian for ¨little tube,¨ creamy ricotta fills the fried dough cone sprinkled with sugar and served in various sizes. A myriad of fillings have inserted themselves in these fried cones as the dessert has evolved throughout the world.
What may seem like a classic croissant from the outside can be full of sweet surprises with one bite. Cornetti are pastries that can be coated with a simple glaze, or they can be stuffed with sweet jams, mostly fruit flavored. They also can be filled with creamy milk or dark chocolate, providing a sweet start to your day.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.