On this tour you will make a sweet trip through history and cakes. Since Ancient Roman times Italians have considered desserts an important part of their cuisine keeping creating new ones and perfectionating the olds. This is not a tour for people on a diet, but it is a fun feast for the palate! Indulge in some of Rome's most delectable treats of this Dessert walking tour.
In Ancient Rome they mosty used honey and cheese to prepare their cakes, often served with wine at the end of their banquet. They used to call desserts Secundae Mensae. Sugar was unknown until the Crusades and it is only at the end of the Middle Ages and after the discovery of the New World that will beused more and more in pastries preparations.In more recent times new desserts were created and became very famous such as Tiramisù and Zuppa Inglese. The mix of cheese such as Mascarpone, coffee, liqueurs and other local ingredients gave this cakes a special flavour and worldwide fame.On this tour you will taste a large variety of Italian cakes and pastries in many different typical shops where you will have the chance to meet and talk to the artisans. Between the food stops our guide will show you some of the most beautiful and interesting sites in downtown Rome blending art, history and cuisine. This is our special recipe: eat, drink and sightseeing for a memorable experience.You will taste and learn about Cannoli, Babà, Cassate, Brutti ma Buoni, Zabaione, Sfogliatelle and other great pastries and cakes as well as a real genuine traditional gelato.Our local and expert guide will take you on this sweet journey to taste all the most popular and delicious dessert from all over the country!