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Pandoro is an Italian sweet typical of the pastry tradition of the city of Verona, in Veneto. It is known for its sweetness, its soft consistency and the star shape, sprinkled with icing sugar.

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If Panettone is the Christmas cake of Milan, Pandoro is the typical cake of Verona. It is traditionally shaped like a frustum with an 8 pointed star section. To resemble the snowy peaks of the Italian Alps during Christmas, it is usually served dusted with vanilla scented icing sugar.

When you buy a Pandoro, you normally receive it with a sachet of powdered sugar that you can add just before eating the cake.

The first person who spoke about a cake similar to Pandoro was Pliny the elder, in the ancient Roman times of the 1st century.

Probably the recipe derives from the one of the “Pan d’oro”, that literally means golden bread, that was served around the XIII century on the tables of the nobles from Venice.

Anyways, the modern recipe dates back to the XIX century. In 1894, on October the 14th, Domenico Melegatti, deposited to the office a patent for the production of this sweet, soft cake with the characteristic form we have now. It was Angelo Dall’Oca Bianca, an impressionist painter, who invented this form with the 8 pointed star section.

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Dosage of Saffron

Dosage of Saffron

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History of Saffron

History of Saffron

The history of saffron starts since ancient times, it is mentioned in Greek myths and in the Bible. For centuries our Crocus Sativus has been appreciated in the kitchen and has always been considered precious, so much so that it is a symbol of wealth.   About Saffron...

Saffron in Pistils

Saffron in Pistils

Using pure saffron is very simple, we will explain in 3 steps how to use saffron pistils (or more correctly stigmas) for your recipes. The spice called saffron is obtained from the stigmas of the Crocus sativus flower, belonging to the Iridaceae family. Successfully...

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Giusti Balsamic Vinegar: Giuseppe Giusti

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Balsamic Vinegar of Modena

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Balsamic vinegar of Modena, thanks to its unmistakable bitter-sweet flavor that lend itself to the most varied combinations in the kitchen, to its velvety density, which is a real pleasure for the palate, has distinguished itself all over the world, soon becoming...

Cheese Pairings With Prosciutto

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Cheese pairings with prosciutto play an important role when creating the perfect prosciutto board. And depending on the type of meats - prosciutto, coppa, speck, porchetta - one can pair different types of cheese. So we gathered some suggestions: • Among all the nice...

Parmesan aged: Different Types

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Balsamic Vinegar Composition

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Tagliatelle

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Tagliolini: History, Tradition and Recepie

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Types of Balsamic Vinegar

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Ways to enjoy Prosciutto in Italy

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