Pizza and Panforte for the Queen

January 03th 2012 by Silvia
Toscana | Acqua Calda | Siena | Hungry Culture | Hill Hotels

Panforte Italian DessertPanforte Italian DessertCredits: Flickr


The Queen Margherita of Savoy, who had inspired Raffaele Esposito to prepare a special pizza for her, has also been the inspirer of a special Christmas dessert: the Panforte. In 1879, the Queen Margherita visited the city of Siena; a dry-salter decided to modify the original recipe of Panpepato and created the Panforte, an italian dessert with a softer taste and with vanilla sugar instead of black pepper.
What else may have inspired the Queen?


Do you love Italian cuisine? Do not miss our next posts and follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Subscribe to our RSS and we’ll keep you updated !



 
Download our Free eBooks about Italy
Hotel Lungarno
Firenze (Toscana)
Borgo Scopeto Relais
Castelnuovo Berardenga (Toscana)
Suggested articles ALL ARTICLES >>
Top 5 Traditional Foods in Tuscany
Traditional Tuscan food: here are the top 5 best foods you can taste in TuscanyTuscany has the most delicious dishes I have ever been lucky to taste. I am never sick of these Tuscan foods. read full article >>
Top 10 places to see in Italy before you die
Top selection of places in Italy to see at least once in life I have a long, endless list of places to see before I die. I think everyone has its personal list of places which have captured read full article >>
It's Coffee time! Which one do you prefer? (Infographic)
An Italian Coffee Break: What type of Coffee would you order? Caffè Espresso, Caffè macchiato (with milk), Caffè americano (American coffee)…There are so many types of Coffee and many read full article >>

Suggested Hotels

Lupaia (Toscana)
Del Golfo (Toscana)
Il Tosco (Toscana)
Pizza and Panforte for the Queen