Velt: The Roman Chocolate Dream World of Livia Tommasino

Where there’s chocolate, there’s happiness. This proves true at the artisan chocolate shop that recently opened last December in Rome. Velt is located in the Marconi district of the capital and behind this is an all-female structure owned by the twenty-two year old maître chocolatier Livia Tommasino. With her life entirely focused on chocolate-making, Livia has programmed her studies towards her dream of becoming a … Continue reading Velt: The Roman Chocolate Dream World of Livia Tommasino

Velo Pasticceria: The Haute Patisserie of The First Dolce Hotel in Rome

If you have a sweet tooth and living in Rome, then you will be glad to know that there is a new place in town where you can enjoy haute patisserie. Velo Pasticceria is located on the second floor of the 19th-century building of The First Dolce, a luxury boutique hotel by The Pavillions Hotels & Resorts located along Via del Corso, one of the … Continue reading Velo Pasticceria: The Haute Patisserie of The First Dolce Hotel in Rome

Hiromi Cake, The First Japanese Pastry Shop in Rome, Italy

The opening of a traditional Japanese pastry shop finally completes the circle of one of the most favored cuisine in the capital. Hiromi Cake was opened by Pastry Chef Hiromi  in the Prati area of Rome where she maintains a laboratory for making yogashi, sweets of foreign origin and wagashi, the traditional Japanese sweets. Wagashi are best enjoyed accompanied with a cup of green tea. … Continue reading Hiromi Cake, The First Japanese Pastry Shop in Rome, Italy

Tuscan Pastry Chef Paolo Sacchetti’s Pasticceria Nuovo Mondo in Prato, Italy

Pastry Chef Paolo Sacchetti, Vice President of the Accademia Maestri Pasticceri Italiani, has been operating his pastry shop, Pasticceria Nuovo Mondo in the center of Prato since 1989. In the course of 30 years, it had always been considered as one of the best on national level and and it has been awarded “3 torte or cakes” by the Guida delle Pasticcerie d’Italia (Guide of … Continue reading Tuscan Pastry Chef Paolo Sacchetti’s Pasticceria Nuovo Mondo in Prato, Italy