There are cakes and there are CAKES. Paul and Anna Ciramitaro of Caffe Sicilia in Gloucester, Massachusetts, prepare an eye-popping Cassata guaranteed to satisfy the sweetest of sweet teeth. But just in case it doesn't, Mary Ann creates a pistachio pudding-filled Amarena Cake just to be sure you'll shout "basta!" (enough!).
Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, celebrates her 23nd season by traveling throughout Liguria and Lombardia, Italy, and also the United States in search of authentic regional Italian recipes that are easy to prepare and delicious to eat.