The Battle of Tiramisù

Published in HuffingtonPost.com – 

Will the real Tiramisù please stand up?

An ongoing “origin” battle has been going on between the Italian regions of Veneto, and Friuli, but also Piedmont and Tuscany have tried to claim origin status, as to the heritage of the heavenly, creamy, dessert. It has gotten to such a point that the the Tiramisù World Cup will be held this November 2017 with the hopes of settling it once and for all.

Friuli-Venezia Giulia vs.Veneto

The conflict has been going on for decades, but recently, according to the Italian newspaper Repubblica sparks rekindled after Clara and Gigi Padovani, celebrity food writers, suggested in their latest book History, Curiosity and Interpretations of Italy’s Most Loved Desserts, that the origins of Tiramisu were based in Friuli.

The recipe didn’t start appearing in cookbooks until …

 

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