|Detail of chocolate raspberry tart from above.|
|Window display at the same patisserie where we got the chocolate raspberry tart.|
|Other half of the same window display as above.|
|I'm not sure what all was inside this, but those are meringues layered vertically around the perimeter, |
with chocolate cookie disks fanned out around hte top and filled with fresh pears. It has to be delicious.
|I don't know quite how they made these, and quite how they would taste, but it looks like it's pastry |
stuffed with bread. Seems like a good idea? I love the technique and how it looks.
|Apple tart with almond topping.|
|Sicilian cannoli from the Farmer's Market, the guy who made it stuffed the shells in front of us.|
|Tart with a custard filling and pears and peaches, topped with almonds.|
|Walnut and caramel tart.|
|Triesten fruitcake cross-section.|
|Cute cupcakes from Firenze... I wasn't sure if they would be more cookie or more cake, but they were like cupcakes coated in yummy granular sugar and filled with frosting: one was lemon, and the other was raspberry and chocolate.|
|Apple Chocolate-Chip sweet bread from our last morning in Rome.|