Pasticceria Boccione

Jewish Style Bakery European
Pasticceria Boccione is a kosher bakery in the Roman Ghetto. Established in 1815 by the Limentani family, Boccione is best known for its cherry and ricotta tart and Pizza Ebraica, a sweet bread filled with toasted almonds, candied ginger, marzipan, pine nuts, egg, maraschino cherries and raisins. A small, unmarked store on the area's main street, The New York Times described Boccione's crostata as the "best in Rome." The Pizza Ebraica is reportedly Pope Benedict XVI's favorite dessert.