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Ricotta Olive Oil Cake for a Springtime Treat

This versatile light cake can be enjoyed any time of day and by almost anyone—it’s even gluten-free!

April 11, 2024

How to Make Mini Cannoli

These “bambini-size” cannoli made with sheep’s milk ricotta and colorful garnishes are a great treat to make for kids or when entertaining a crowd.

April 3, 2024

Drunk Chocolate Cake

Known as Torta Ubriaca in Italy, Drunk Chocolate Cake coats the beloved dessert in a layer of red wine, in this recipe from the cookbook Giuseppe’s Easy Bakes.

January 9, 2024

When the Heart Wants Cannoli

Our contributor's passion for Italian sweets takes her to a church that houses a once-secret pastry shop with legendary cannoli.

January 3, 2024

Amaretti and Coffee Cheesecake

The 2021 Great British Bake Off winner shares a tantalizing coffee cheesecake recipe from his first cookbook, Giuseppe’s Easy Bakes.

December 27, 2023

Panettone Primer With Bilena Settepani

The New York City pastry chef and “Panettone Princess” discusses what you need to know about the Italian sweet bread that’s especially popular at Christmastime.

December 19, 2023

Appetito Review: The Cannoli Candy Bar

A Long Island baker figured out how to create a portable and shelf-stable version of the beloved Italian pastry

August 16, 2023

To the Mountaintop in Sicily for Cannoli (and how to make them at home)

Appetito's resident baker and Italian travel enthusiast, Bilena Settepani, went with her father to the top of a mountain in Sicily for legendary cannoli. She tells the story and shares the recipe that her family uses back at home.

July 13, 2023