ISO Really good Tiramisu made in house - Toronto
- TOchowgal Jan 10, 2011 11:46 AM
I have tried tiramisu at some of the Italian restaurants and it is very obvious that they are store bought, sometimes even storebought, frozen and then thawed (yuck!).
I am looking for an Italian restaurant that serves good food but where the tiramisu is made in house and also tastes really good.
I believe the Tiramisu at The Big Raggu on Lansdowne Ave. is homemade.
I've only had it once, to go, but I remember it being really yummy.
Trio (Yonge/Lawrence) makes their own tiramisu and it's pretty darn good. But then again, there's not a like to NOT like about tiramisu in my book (ladyfingers, booze, mascarpone, chocolate), so I may not be a great judge. :) As long as it's light and creamy and slightly boozy, I'm happy.
I *believe* the place is called Banfi - it is a small Italian place in the Forest Hill Village.
Back in the day when our family friend owned it, we would eat there at least once a month. Though I still believe they use the same recipe, their Tiramisu was always the best in the city.
Have a go and let us know if it still is!
Terroni's on Yonge/St. Clair had nice and very traditional tiramisu which I sampled end of December before the changes. They recently closed that location. I have not been to the new location at Yonge/Price st.
Any chowhounder try a tiramisu there yet?
The Terroni on Queen west has a different pastry chef and has a more modern take and amazing tiramisu, more delicate and luscious. Don't let the line up turn you off, ask the host/hostess to see if you can sit at the bar, We were there on a Friday night and skipped a 30 minute wait instantly by ordering dinner and the bar and I like to watch the kitchen too.
Grano makes theirs in house, they're quite good, and the serving size is pretty generous, too.
2035 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M4S2A2, CA
Cora, the wife of chef Giuseppe of Fusilli at Queen and River, makes one I want to lay down in. They don't have it every day so call ahead,
531 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5A1V1, CA
Pizzeria Libretto has an amazing tiramisu (best I've had in Toronto). It's a tad unorthodox (I find it's a lot creamier than the classic iterations, and it's served in a mason jar), but the flavor is outstanding. Go on a Monday where you can have the black truffle and egg yolk pizza for lunch and then finish with the tiramisu!
221 Ossington Ave, Toronto, ON M6J, CA