The traditional Tiramisu is a coffee-flavoured Italian dessert made of ladyfingers biscuits (Savoiardi) which are soaked in espresso coffee. The pastry is layered, and a mixture of (eggs, sugar and mascarpone) on the bottom, centre with ladyfingers and on the top sprinkled cocoa powder.
There are many ways to make it in different regions, along with varieties of cakes and dessert. There are no hard and fast rules regarding its preparation, like many other traditional Italian recipes with numerous procedures. Some people used to soaked ladyfinger in Marsala wine and layered it like cake structure, and different types of cookies or the topping element coffee can be replaced with other flavourings.
Where did Tiramisu originate?
The birthplace of Tiramisu is full of controversies as there are many conflicting stories about its origin among regions of Italy. Some people say the dessert was created and served at the time of Grand Duke Cosimo III in 17 century at Siena. Many have a strong belief that it was served to the clients of brothels in Treviso to keep running their business. Moreover, some say it was originated in 1938 as a semi-frozen dessert served by Vetturino restaurant in Pieris, Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Besides all these debates it was a consensus that claimed the dish was created in 1960 by a confectioner Roberto Linguanotto who was the owner of the restaurant ‘Le Bechherie’ in Treviso, Veneto. The recipe spread throughout Italy in 1980 and become the most wanted dish. It was evidenced in 2016 by Clara and Gigi Padovani (food writers) that the dessert was created in the 1950s at a Friuli restaurant by Chef Mario Console. According to the recent survey on 29 July 2017 Tiramisu was added to the list of traditional regional dishes of Italy.
Where can you get traditional Tiramisu?
The city of Rome itself called 'Kingdom of Tiramisu' and has many locations in the town where you can eat Tiramisu and even take away.
2. Da Enzo al 29
This place offers you a delicious version of the traditional recipe with the addition of Nutella chocolate and nuts.
3. Flavio al Velavevodetto
Lusciously served Tiramisu in an individual glass and made with their homemade chocolate biscuit and chocolate sauce.
You can grab tasty Tiramisu in restaurants in Henderson NV or a shop in ZUM near Campo de’ Fiori offers a range of flavours from classic coffee to versions with pistachio, fruit, and spices. Click for Details --> restaurants in Henderson NV <--