Savoiardi, Biscuits à la cuillère, sponge-fingers, trifle sponges, baby fingers
What is it?
Ladyfingers are sweet, spongy cookies that are simultaneously crisp, but also cake-like. Their slender, elongated form resmebles a finger, hence their name.
Ladyfingers’ most famous use is in the Italian dessert Tiramisù, but they’re also used in trifles and charlottes. Their unique crispy-spongy texture makes them perfect for soaking in syrups, liqueurs, and coffee and layering in these desserts.
Ripe fresh fruit is nature's own fast food. It's already sweetened, it's loaded with flavor, it has interesting textures, and it's the perfect building block for intriguing desserts like this…
Puréed and strained raspberries give this luxurious whipped dessert a gorgeous, bright pink color and a lovely tanginess to balance the sweet yogurt-cream base. It is the definition of elegance,…