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Outstanding pastiera @ La Gelatiera, Covent Garden, London


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Outstanding pastiera @ La Gelatiera, Covent Garden, London

limster | Apr 10, 2012 03:37 PM

Light eloquent orange flavour from puffy, medium dense and richly flavoured sheep's milk ricotta within a soft crumbly shell. One of the best pastries I've had in London -- the texture of the filling is gorgeous, perfectly calibrated. It's a traditional Italian Easter treat, so get it soon before it runs out.

BTW, I think their gelati has improved quite a bit; they were very good when they started, and it's even better now -- the textures have hit a density that I like -- soft but stiff, without any chewy or stickiness to it. Milk chocolate was astoundingly good.

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