Category Archives: Sweets

What is Babka?

THIS CLASSIC JEWISH PASTRY IS BUTTERY & INDULGENT Babka very well might just be the king of all Jewish desserts. The sweet braided bread – usually swirled with chocolate or Read More

The Best Macarons

THE MOST LEGENDARY FRENCH MACARON COOKIES YOU MUST TRY Macrons are petit, colorful French meringue sandwich cookies. Recognizable for their smooth top and ruffled “foot,” macarons (pronounced mac-ah-ROHN) are made Read More

What is a Lobster Tail Pastry?

THIS DELICIOUS DESSERT IS AN ITALIAN BAKERY STAPLE If you stop by your local Italian bakery and take a look behind the counter, you’ll find plenty of easily recognizable offerings: Read More

What is Panettone?

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PANETTONE Panettone is an iconic Italian sweet bread that looks like a tall cake. Panettone is delicious year-round, but it is traditionally served at Read More

What is a Cannoli: Explained

THIS CLASSIC ITALIAN DESSERT IS WORTHY OF RENOWN If you’ve ever visited an Italian bakery, also called a pasticceria, then you’ve most likely seen cannoli front-and-center. This legendary Italian pastry Read More

10 Iconic Foods for Fat Tuesday

No Fat Tuesday feast is complete without epic eats from New Orleans’ legendary food makers. Check out our handpicked Mardi Gras favorites that you and your Carnival krewe can order now!


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