AUTHENTIC ITALIAN SPECIALTIES
HANDCRAFTED WITH CARE
BY FRANCESCA SPALLUTO.
Welcome to DOLCI DI FRANCI.
Using a variety of rich nut flours and the freshest ingredients, DOLCI DI FRANCI brings you artisanal specialties that redefine the joy of dessert.
Each delicious cake and chocolate salami reflects a specific region of the Italian culinary geography. Taste the history, culture and uniqueness of each region. Expect the unexpected, and you will quickly find yourself devoted to a new kind of dessert that is, in fact, not new at all.
We invite you to take a tour of Italy by dessert. Is there any better way?
Francesca Spalluto is an accomplished baker and classically-trained chef, whose signature cakes and chocolate salami are a fresh spin on old world European traditions. Having trained at the International Culinary Center in New York (formerly the French Culinary Institute), Francesca is committed to creating a unique and captivating dessert experience.
Francesca’s natural talent for baking was evident even during her career in financial risk management. Having made some cakes for her daughter's 4th birthday party, Francesca found herself inundated with requests for more of her delicious cakes. Guests were intrigued by her artisan creations which were deep in flavor and just the right touch of sweetness.
The idea for DOLCI DI FRANCI was born.
Now, as the visionary baker behind DOLCI DI FRANCI, Francesca is able to bring her passion for baking and Italian traditions to the modern customer. Through each handcrafted cake and chocolate salami, Francesca has built a loyal following of 'Franci fans' and continues to develop recipes that surprise and delight the palate.
Francesca has lived in Italy, London and Monte Carlo, and now calls Brooklyn, New York her home. Her husband, son and daughter are all thrilled to participate in Francesca's frequent cake testing sessions.