Holiday Desserts
Buca di Beppo's Homemade Tiramisu. photo courtesy of buca

Holiday desserts are some of the best part of the winter season, even if they aren’t on the actual holiday you are celebrating it with!  There is always an excuse for something sweet, especially when it comes to celebrating holiday desserts from all around the world.  Luckily, we have found three locations right here in Manhattan to indulge and bask in its worldly goodness!

Take a look at these three “around the world” holiday desserts and the delicious locations where they are featured.  Happy Holidays everyone!

Holiday Desserts
Credit: Avra Madison

Karidopita at Avra Madison

In order to celebrate a traditional Greek holiday, Pastry Chef Paola Marocchi has created a Karidopita to accompany Avra’s Greek cuisine. The traditional walnut cake flavored with cinnamon and cloves is accompanied by a homemade vanilla gelato.

Holiday Desserts
Credit: Buca di Beppo

Tiramisu at Buca di Beppo

For an Italian dessert, Buca di Beppo’s Tiramisu features homemade ladyfingers soaked in dark rum and espresso, layered with sweetened mascarpone cheese and topped with cocoa and crumbled hazelnut biscotti.

Holiday Desserts
Credit: PHD Terrace

Double Chocolate Cookie at The Peak at PHD Terrace

Instead of leaving cookies out for Santa, try this alternative to an American classic cookie with The Peak’s Double Chocolate Cookie. The warm cookie is served in a cast iron skillet with vanilla ice cream, caramel sauce and crushed oreo topping.