The Gambero Rosso, one of Italy’s first food and drink magazines, has published its annual Pasticceri & Pasticcerie guide, listing the 18 best places in Italy to gorge on the nation’s finest desserts, from tiramisu and cannoli to zeppole and pannacotta. Italian pasticcerias split into three types – the commonplace on the corner, which isn’t that inspiring; the fancy places, like the ones on this list; and the ones that have a reputation for doing the definitive versions local or regional specialties, which can be exquisite.
- “Like many such lists, this one is open to opinion,” said Lee Marshall, Telegraph Travel’s Italy expert, who has visited visited three on the list.
- and the ones that have a reputation for doing the definitive versions local or regional specialities, which can be very good.”
- the average place on the corner, which isn’t generally that inspiring; the ‘fancy’ places, like the ones on this list
“Savory pastries sector begins to occupy an increasingly impressive space. Gone are the days of simple and rustic pizza.”