Italian Cuisine is famous throughout the world. It offers an unmistakable explosion of flavors and scents. Pizza and pasta have become world dishes; however, everyone appreciates the infinite variety and unmistakable taste of our italian desserts. Even if you’ve eaten your fill of pizza and pasta, there’s always room for dessert. Italian desserts can give sweetness to the end of your meal. To show that, here are some of our Italian desserts that you will love:

Italian Desserts to add to your sweet buffet

Italian Dessert -Tiramisu


Tiramisu is the most loved Italian dessert in the world. The word Tiramisù literally means “pick up” . It comes from the Treviso dialect, “Tireme su”, Italianised into Tiramisù in the latter half of the 20th century. In addition, its origins are definitely from the north of Italy. Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia long and fiercely crusaded to claim it as their own. Tiramisu is a powerful layering coffee -soaked savoiardi (sponge finger biscuits) and a rich cream made with mascarpone cheese, eggs and sugar, sometimes spiced up with a drop of liqueur. Thus, the result should be a smooth and soft dessert. Nowadays tiramisu is a staple found on all Italian menus in varying forms, for example, with some serving it in a cake-style from a large tray and others preparing it in individual cups or glasses. Modern versions can have the addition of fruit such as strawberries or even Nutella.


Italian Dessert- cannoli

These classic Sicilian treats are hard to resist. In Italian, cannoli is grammatically plural; the corresponding singular is cannolo meaning “little tube”. Cannoli come from the Palermo and Messina areas and were historically prepared as a treat during Carnevale season, possibly as a fertility symbol. They are Italian pastries consisting of tube-shaped shells of fried pastry dough, filled with a sweet, creamy ricotta and zesty lemon curd cuts through the richness of the cannoli pastry beautifully. In addition , the dessert eventually became a year-round staple in Sicily and can be flavoured with a huge variety of ingredients from chocolate to pistachio.

What is the secret to the perfect cannoli?

It is fill right before serving, to stop the scorza getting soggy.

Italian Dessert-Spumoni


This dessert is an Italian classic that is sure to please lots of palates. In Italian, Spumone (Singular, spuma or foam), plural spumoni. According to sources, it comes from Naples and is the ancestor of Neapolitan ice cream (think layers of chocolate, cream, and fruit). Spumoni is a molded gelato with layers of different colors and flavors, and containing a variety of candied fruits and nuts. The typical flavors of the ice cream layers are cherry, pistachio, and either chocolate or vanilla with various nuts and fruits. In addition, Spumoni has its own holiday. National Spumoni day is on August 21st in the US.

To sum up, Italian desserts are in a class of their own and it’s easy to see why! Above all, with tiramisu, cannoli and spumoni, we’re sure you can find a sweet treat that will impress your family gatherings or for entertaining.

Thus if you want taste these delicious Italian desserts, you’ll come visit us! Italian Villa offers the best Italian desserts to delight your palette. 



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