Tiramisu: An Original Recipe

“Tiramisu” is the fifth most recognized Italian word amongst Europeans, appearing in the vocabulary of 23 different languages. We know it as a delicious blend of mascarpone cheese, egg yolks, and sugar, layered with Savoiardi biscuits (lady fingers) dipped in freshly brewed espresso, preferably from a Moka pot, topped with a thick dusting of cocoa powder and chilled. 

As with so many great discoveries or inventions, there have been many claims to its origin. One story is that Tiramisu was made in honor of a count, to “lift his spirits”, after attempting to unify Italy. Rumor has it that it served as an


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