Cassata is regarded as one of the most important sweets and delicious Sicilian pastries. Its origins are ancient, appears already at `time of Arab domination, quashed the same name, is believed to derive from the Arabic word which means simply Qas'at bowl or basin.
Initially, this cake was nothing but a shell of puff pastry filled with sweetened ricotta, over time new ingredients were introduced such as marzipan, chocolate, sponge cake and candy, so the Bank has gradually assumed the form we all know today. For a long time specialists in the preparation of this delicacy were the nuns and the cooks of the Sicilian noble courts.
According to some official documents also quashed in the past would have been strictly reserved for a sweet Easter. A very popular variation is that of Sant `Agata cassatelles, little iced cakes on which is placed a cherry, these sweets are very reminiscent of the shape of a breast, symbolically by binding to the holy martyr whose breasts were torn away during his martyrdom.
Cassata cake is a relatively simple to prepare but must pay particular attention to the ingredients to use, for example, cottage cheese, which according to tradition, must be very fresh and sheep.
We propose a package of 1 kg (8 servings or so) and 2 kg (15 portions approx).
Shelf Life: 10 days
Delivery will be made in 5 / 6 days given that all our products are fresh. Or are produced immediately after ordination. Our desserts are prepared exclusively in the traditional way and using only top quality products and thus sure to satisfy the palates of our customers