Tiramisu – Cakes Originated in Brothels in Italy

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tiramisu
tiramisu

Along with gelato and pannacotta, tiramisu is one of the wonderful desserts not to be missed when coming to Italy. The cake is a harmonious combination of the aroma of coffee, light wine with the fat of egg and cream cheese. Each piece is a perfect blend of all flavors, so it is also called “heavenly bread”. However, no one knows exactly where and when tiramisu is made, but it certainly comes from a city in Italy. Around the origin of the cake are dozens of romantic stories tied to love. Someone claims that tiramisu was born in the First World War when an Italian woman wanted to send the cake as a sweet treat to the soldiers preparing to leave the battle. However, some other people think that the cake is the mother’s love for her daughter, hoping she will recover soon.

tiramisu
tiramisu

In fact, according to some books still to this day, tiramisu first appeared inside a brothel in the town of Treviso of north Italy. Furthermore, according to News, Tiramisu in Italian means “pick me up”. The cake was born to serve the exhausted guests after the fun, is considered stimulant and bring a sense of excitement.  Therefore, even many people say that “The more tiramisu you eat, the more prosperous the prostitution business.” “It is unbelievable that the critically acclaimed cake came from the brothel,” said Lara Santi, a tourist who shared her feelings after learning of it. Moreover, according to some oral traditions, tiramisu is also a game between guest and prostitutes. Then, the girls will be given coffee beans, biscuits, chocolate powder, eggs, and mascarpone. They will make biscuits, lunch, chat and dessert with tiramisu. After eating, it is time for them to go to their room and start sex. Conversely, if the man refuses to eat tiramisu, they will be considered losers and not respected. However, the transmission of tiramisu cake has to rely on a woman. She accidentally visited her brother lover who loved the cake right from the first time. Therefore, when the government decided to close the brothels, she decided not to let this cake disappear.

tiramisu
tiramisu

When she gave birth to a boy and experimented with tiramisu, she found that her health recovered well after labor. She began to complete the recipe and put on a restaurant menu, serving those who had never set foot in the brothel. Today, when visiting Treviso, the town is dubbed “the kingdom of fun and sex”, visitors can enjoy tiramisu anywhere, including in the pub. With the old tiramisu, the layers are individually made not sticky; today people use cheese to make them more attractive. Tiramisu is still the number one choice for desserts on the menu of many large restaurants and is the most popular cake in the pastry shop around the world. In fact, the cake is becoming more popular in the world, so if you want to enjoy the cake, you can easy to find in your country and don’t need to go Italy. However, if you want to eat the original cake, Italy’s trip wills ideal choice for you.