Pick Me Up.

Tiramisu is a gorgeous Italian dessert, it has became very common in restaurants and bakeries nowadays.

It is made of ladyfingers (In Italian: Savoiardi) dipped in coffee, layered with a whipped mixture of egg yolks and mascarpone cheese, and flavored with liquor and cocoa. Tiramisu has a very smooth structure and a very rich taste in every spoonful of it, it is magical.

Everybody knows by now that Tiramisu’ means “pick-me-up” in Italian, for the high energetic content (eggs and sugar) and the caffeine of the strong espresso coffee. There are many different stories about the origin of Tiramisu’. It is a layered cake; therefore some people place its origin in Tuscany, where another famous layered Italian dessert is very popular. It is called “Zuppa Inglese” (English Soup).

Unlike other traditional Italian dishes that have a lengthy culinary history, many claims suggest that tiramisu is a relatively new dish, merely dating back to the 1970’s. A restaurant called Le Beccherie, in Treviso is most often created with having invented this heavenly dessert in 1971. Another account insists that tiramisu was developed during WWI as a dish that was made for men to bring with them when sent off to war. This point of view suggests that the caffeine based dessert was offered in the hopes that it would give the soldiers more energy and ensure a safe return. A third potential source of origin affirms that tiramisu has a much lengthier lineage. This explanation of origin refers to the emergence of layered deserts that were similar to tiramisu in Tuscany during the 17th century.

Tiramisu is a layered dessert, consisting of alternating layers of coffee-soaked ladyfingers biscuits and sweet mixture of mascarpone cheese, eggs and sugar. Layered cakes have been around for long time. The brilliant idea in Tiramisu’ is not in the technique of layering, but in the components. The great invention of combining together coffee, zabaglione cream, and chocolate: This is the true innovation in Tiramisu’.

Dozens of recipes, including some with video instruction to help simplify the process, can be found online to help you make this delicious treat at home. Whether you’re in need of a pick me up, or the perfect finish to a great meal, you can’t go wrong with this mysterious, yet heavenly, dessert.

No doubt, Tiramisu gives people the feeling of love and happiness. Tiramisu is enjoyable and it is worthy trying.

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