A tradition dating back to the 16th century genuinely proposed by the Ligurian artisans of youliguria.it to celebrate Christmas
Mediterranean. It was
a sweet pastry made with dried fruit, pine nuts, candied fruit and honey that
was offered to the Sovereign of Persia on New Year's Eve.
Genovese, in keeping with the cultural habits of the city, which is eclectic
and perennially conflicting even on the positive side, is made in two types.
There is the 'low' one, unleavened, soft and very rich in butter, sugar, pine
nuts and candied fruit, and the 'high' one, naturally leavened, softer and less
rich in ingredients. Given the proverbial parsimony of the Genoese, some
malignant people claim that the real Pandolce Genovese can only be the 'high'
one. On this platform, youliguria.it, you can find the artisans adhering to the
regional quality mark, some of whom regularly produce pandolce genovese such as
the Panificio Patrone
in Via Ravecca in the heart of Genoa's historic centre,
the Panificio Parodi
in Ronco Scrivia (Genoa), the San Pietro pastry shop
Savona and the Valente pastry shop
in Busalla (Genoa).
In the historical
, since 1862 in Rapallo on the Riviera di Levante a few
kilometres from Genoa, you can buy Pandolce Genovese with a simple click
through our e-commerce platform.