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In need of cassata

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cassata_gal Mar 28, 2007 03:11 PM

I just got back from Sicily, and am pining for cassata. Is there anywhere in manhattan (or in another burrough) where I can get my hands on this sinful treat?

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    akowit Mar 28, 2007 05:06 PM

    Villabate Pasticceria in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. www.villabate.net. They make cassatas and mini cassatas. A sign there says they import their ricotta from Palermo. I had their mini cassata and it was fabulously sinful--not as good as the cassatas I had in Sicily, but still pretty good. They had many other pastries from Sicily as well, and beautiful pasta reale.

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