On the day dedicated to everything about love – AMORE – what better way to show it than with a homemade delicious dessert paired with the right drink!
In Italy they say, when you cook you should always be thinking of a loved one, otherwise you’re just preparing something to eat….
There’s no better gift to show someone you care than by cooking, and the special ingredient behind everything delicious Italian recipe is just that, cooking with love – cucincare con amore!
So this year, instead of running out in panic to get that perfect last minute gift for you special someone, show your romance by whipping up a delicious Italian dessert to win their hearts over! Not only will you end your night right as a couple with these sweet bites, but follow our suggestions to pair them with the best after dinner drinks to keep your night and romance going!
Chocolate, berries, wine, oh my! Here are our top picks to win over your special someone this Valentine’s Day by treating them with homemade romantic Italian desserts paired with Italian drinks!
END YOUR NIGHT WITH A SEDUCTIVE TREAT OF CHOCOLATE AND RED WINE WITH THIS DESSERT! PAIRED BEST WITH A RED WINE SUCH AS LAGREN. IF YOU CAN’T FIND THIS ITALIAN RED FROM ALTO ADIGE, A GOOD SUBSTITUTION WOULD BE VALPOLLICELA OR NEBBIOLO. CLICK HERE FOR FULL RECIPE!
PANNA COTTA IS AN ITALIAN TRADITIONAL DESSERT.
WHAT IS LOVELY ABOUT THIS DESSERT IS THAT YOU CAN PAIR IT WITH ANY TOPPING YOU LIKE: CARAMEL, STRAWBERRY, CHOCOLATE.
WE SUGGEST PAIRING THIS DESSERT WITH A LIGHT MOSCATO DESSERT WINE TO END YOUR DINNER ON AN EXTRA SWEET NOTE!
AMARETTI AND PEACH MOUSSE
A LIGHT AND FRESH, MINI PORTION MOUSSE TO SERVE AT THE END OF YOU MEAL.
THIS IS A GREAT PICK BECAUSE YOU CAN HAVE FUN SERVING THIS MOUSSE WITH AMARETTI COOKIES AND IN A COCKTAIL GLASS.
THIS ITALIAN INSPIRED DESSERT PAIRS PERFECTLY WITH A COGNAC OR WHISKEY.
CHOCOLATE AND PEAR CAKE
THIS TRADITIONAL DESSERT IS A FAVORITE OF ALL ITALIAN NONNAS. THIS ONE IS EXTRA SWEET WITH ITS DOUBLE CHOCOLATE TASTE FACTOR, ADDING THAT TOUCH OF CHOCOLATE ICING ON TOP! FOR THIS CLASSIC ITALIAN CAKE, WE SUGGEST PAIRING THIS CAKE WITH PINOT NERO OR NEBBIOLO, BOTH CLASSIC AND AGED ITALIAN RED WINES.
FROM ITALY TO YOUR PLATE!
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