De Medici family, Caterina and Zuccotto dessert

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Imagine a “dome” of soft sponge cake tinted with fire red that hides inside a soft filling of cold cream and ricotta flavored with citrus peel, almonds and chocolate beans …. The zuccotto the first semifreddo that was invented for Caterina de Medici (1519/1589)Also called “Catherine’s helmet” because following the legend it was prepared for […]