Pasticceria MartesanaVia Cagliero 14, Milano
“Would you prefer breakfast with a croissant and a cappuccino, or a slice of cake?” For me there was never any contest. Savory, for me, thrashes sweet – any time...
Pasticceria MarchesiVia Santa Maria alla Porta 11/a, Milano
The arrival of spring this year has given us Milanese warm and sunny days, and today I have chosen to travel with public transportation. I am in the area of...
Di Viole Di LiquiriziaVia Madonnina 10, Milano
My little corner of peace here in Milan is called Di Viole di Liquirizia (licorice violets). A name that brings dreamy images to mind almost fairytale like. Actually when you step...
Pasticceria SissiPiazza Risorgimento 6, Milano
I have a best friend and she’s called Sissi. And she is the owner, along with her fun and exuberant Senegalese husband Zig, of the renowned Pasticceria Sissi of piazza Risorgimento. The...
Pasticceria GattulloPiazzale di Porta Lodovica 2, Milano
When I was in college Gattullo bakery stood out as the most sophisticated café in the area. As a freshmen, I remember standing there with other shy students admiring the...
Pasticceria CovaVia Montenapoleone 8, Milano
Cova, Cova, Cova… pure temptation! Café, patisserie or luxury boutique? It’s hard to single out this little gem from the glittery windows of fashion’s elite, competing with breathtaking marketing...
Caminadella DolciVia Caminadella 23, Milano
If you really want to find the true Milan, the one hidden from most, there’s nothing better than losing yourself in the tiny streets surrounding Sant’Ambrogio, so tight you...
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