Say olá to these Portuguese-style doughnuts from the Azores Islands, essentially crispy, puffy, boozy fried dough goodness. Trust us, you won’t want to bid them ot ciao.
Greek cheese is smoothed into an orange, cinnamon, and vanilla base and the cheesecake is baked until golden and dense. This beauty is served slightly warm.
If you like biting into a dense, dark, deadly chocolate cake with equally sinful chocolate icing, this is the dessert for you.
Have yourself a merry little Diwali or, as we like to think of it, a festival of ridiculous amounts of fried dough marvelousness.
Buttery, cake-y, crisp at the edges, and with a slight lilt of lemon, this cookie launched a thousand memories—and a literary masterpiece—for Marcel Proust.
Sonhos–Portuguese for “dreams”–is the apt name for Portugal’s dreamy doughnuts that are as easy to make as they are to eat.
This French classic exhibits all the custardy creaminess you’d expect. Typically made with cherries but quite nice with other stone fruits, evidenced here.
For this roly-poly, fresh blackberries are rolled up jelly-roll style in a milk pastry. A zingy sliced-lemon sauce is serve on the plate as a perfect companion.
With its dark, dark chocolate and its indulgent amount of espresso, this incredibly moist mocha creation ought to have a minimum age requirement.
Layers of vanilla cake alternate with a coconut filling and the whole thing is slathered with a fluffy white icing. Crowning touch: A coating of coconut on top.
These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.
Sometimes called a volcano cake, this much ballyhooed molten dessert is, quite literally, bursting–or rather, oozing–with chocolate.
Enter your email address and get all of our updates sent to your inbox the moment they're posted. Be the first on your block to be in the know.
Preview daily e-mail
Hate tons of emails? Do you prefer info delivered in a neat, easy-to-digest (pun intended) form? Then enter your email address for our weekly newsletter.
Preview weekly e-mail