Salvatore Elefante's traditional sfogliatelle recipe has the characteristic many-layered seashell shape of the classic Neapolitan pastry, along with the rich semolina and ricotta filling. These Italian pastries are often known as 'lobster tails' in reference to their shape.

Sfogliatelle

Salvatore Elefante's traditional sfogliatelle recipe has the characteristic many-layered seashell shape of the classic Neapolitan pastry, along with the rich semolina and ricotta filling. These Italia (Italian Recipes Traditional)

Just in time for Easter, here's the ultimate guide to Italian cookies, pastries and desserts.

The Italian bakery explained: A guide to every cookie, pastry and dessert

Just in time for Easter, here's the ultimate guide to Italian cookies, pastries and desserts.

Cannoli~~Perfectly crisp shell and deliciously creamy filling. Just like the ones from Italian bakeries.

Cannoli

Cannoli~~Perfectly crisp shell and deliciously creamy filling. Just like the ones from Italian bakeries.

Zeppole di San Giuseppe (St. Joseph's Day pastries- Italian)

Zeppole di San Giuseppe (St. Joseph's Day Traditional Italian Pastries)

Zeppole di San Giuseppe are traditional Italian cream filled pastries which are made for the Feast of St Joseph in the spring.

chiacchiere {fried Italian pastries} | The Baking Fairy

chiacchiere (fried Italian pastries)

Chiacchiere are traditional fried Italian pastries enjoyed at Carnevale! They're light, crispy, and dusted with an irresistible layer of powdered sugar.

Italian pastries and cakes are often overlooked but are among the best in the world. Here's a short guide to some of our favorites.

An introduction To Italian Pastries and Cakes

An Introduction to Italian Pastries and Cakes -- Italian pastries and cakes are often overlooked but are among the best in the world. Here's a short guide to some of our favorites.

Sfogliatelle… an Italian tail, three ways

Sfogliatelle… an Italian tail, three ways

St.Joseph's Day Pastry, zeppole di San Giuseppe. Baked choux pastry filled with an Italian pastry creme. via @nonnasway

Zeppole di San Giuseppe

Befanini are small traditional shortbread cookies served in Italy on the day of Epiphany known over there as La Befana.

Befanini are small traditional shortbread cookies served in Italy on the day of Epiphany known over there as La Befana. What a sweet story of the origination of these cookies!

Taralluci al limone are traditional Italian lemon cookies. Soft and tender and topped with lemon glaze.

Taralluci al Limone are traditional Italian cookies. These taralli are soft and tender, lemon flavored and dipped in a lemony glaze.

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