Traditionally a holiday cake, the Gubana is made according to ancient traditions. As a dessert cake it is not linked to a specific season anymore, it has a soft oven baked pastries with dry fruits and nuts. Serve with vanilla ice cream in Summer or Grappa in the Winter.
In Italy's northeast corner, tiny Friuli-Venezia Giulia boasts one of the country's most distinctive regional cuisines. With influences from Austria, Hungary, and Slovenia, the Friulian people cleverly merge humble, local ingredients with exotic spices from foreign lands, resulting in a cuisine that, while often surprising in its blend of sweet and savoury flavours, never ceases to delight the palate.