Often served with a sweet Malvasia wine, one slice of rich, decadent Panettone is more than enough to satisfy your dessert craving. As a result, there are usually a few portions of leftover Panettone waiting to be devoured. We've put together some delicious solutions to get every last bite out of your holiday Panettone.
Filled with figs, spiced rum, toasted pistachios, ginger, nutmeg, and orange zest, buccellati are a delicious and decorative cookie to make with the whole family. Brimming with soul-warming spices, they speak to Sicily's history, bursting with flavors from its time under Muslim, Greek and Roman rule.
Bitter, sweet, and creamy with a zing of alcohol to tickle your throat, tiramisu is the adult version of a chocolate fudge Sunday: if it's on the menu, you're getting dessert. Traditionally made with savoiardi (lady fingers) soaked in espresso and marsala wine, mascarpone cheese, eggs, sugar, and cocoa powder, it is a rich and balanced cake that will wow any crowd.
As one of the world's leading almond producers, the delicious nut flavors many Sicilian dishes. From pastas, to fish, salads, and of course desserts, almonds have been worked into various shapes, tastes and uses to flavor local cuisine for centuries. Crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, Pasticcini Siciliana alle Mandorle (or amaretti) are a holiday favorite.
From wild foraged to farm harvested goods, the Sicily's year-round production makes it a true cornucopia of fresh, high quality produce. As a result, Sicilian food traditions and heritage are deeply rooted in the natural cycles of the island’s productivity, giving Sicilians an endless list of exceptional recipes to enjoy throughout the year. We’ve pulled some of our favorite bites together to help dip your toes into the wonderful, endless pool of Sicily’s most celebrated dishes.
From the heart of Modena, our balsamic vinegar has two centuries of generational dedication within each bottle. Embodying the viscosity, depth of flavor, and complexity that has put Modena at the pinnacle of balsamic production, this vinegar is the perfect addition to your favorite desserts. It will, quite simply, change the way you think about vinegar. And dessert.
The beauty of cobbler is that it comes together quickly, but has the guise of effort and complexity in its presentation. Give the summertime favorite a twist with the inclusion of aged balsamic vinegar from Modena for a delicious depth of flavor. Serve with ice cream, whipped cream, or a glass of your favorite aperitif.