At Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace, we have authentic Italian desserts located in the heart of Annapolis, MD. We have a wide variety of imported Italian gelato bombe (classic, spumoni, dream, and exotic!) to cannoli classici filled with chocolate chips, hazelnut gelato flutes, and even tiramisu stacked with fresh mascarpone. Read on to learn about a few of our Italian dessert specialties sure to be the shining stars of your dinnertime with la famiglia.
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The Pastiera napoletana is a Neapolitan dessert that has become a staple of many Italian Easter celebrations. But this dessert has a curious history that includes mythological creatures and industrious nuns. This intricate Easter pie is made several days in advance and is a labor of love for any Neopolitan cook. So how did the Pastiera napoletana come to be? Read on for the history of this traditional treat. (more…)
The two most popular Italian Christmas cakes are panettone and pandoro. These sweet cakes have some similarities, so they are often grouped together, but they have some essential differences. Read our guide below to learn which of the Italian Christmas cakes might be your favorite, and how to serve them to your family and friends this December. (more…)