The ultimate Italian dessert – tiramisu

Cookies and cream taste good in any language. The English have their trifle, the Portuguese the serradura and the Italians tiramisu. Literally meaning “pick me up” for its stimulating combination of coffee and cocoa, the origin of Italy’s most famous sweet can be traced back to 17th century Siena, Tuscany. Prepared for the Grand Duke Cosimo … Read more


Where trendy chic meets Italian homemade goodness Head to a bettola in Italy and you’re likely to find a (sometimes literal) hole in the wall establishment, a family-run dive with mismatched water glasses and nary a menu to be seen, where the cook is also the waiter, busboy and maître d’, serving up whatever happens … Read more