What is Torta Sabbiosa? Sabbiosa in Italian means sandy and so when I translate "Torta Sabbiosa" from Italian to English using Google translate, it says that it is a sandy cake.
Sandy cake? Still confused? This is what this book says... "This vanilla-flavoured cake, very popular in Veneto, is said to have been invented in Pavia (Lombardy) at the end of the 19th century. The texture, made using potato starch and icing sugar is reminiscent of fine sand (sabbia in Italian). Beyond Veneto, it is more commonly known as torta paradiso. It is a quite substantial cake, more an afternoon snack than a dessert."
And this is how I have learnt to bake this cake...
|Torta Sabbiosa / Torta Paradiso / Italian Sandy Cake|