tiramisu

noun
tir·a·mi·su | \ ˌtir-ə-ˈmē-(ˌ)sü , -ˈmi- ; -mē-ˈsü \

Definition of tiramisu 

: a dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, and espresso

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But breads and desserts — also made in-house, down to the lady fingers for the tiramisu — aren’t simple window dressing. azcentral, "Italian restaurant Maui Pasta in Scottsdale is a story of love, loss, pasta," 6 July 2018 Expecting a gourmet dessert here might be pie in the sky, but prepackaged, out-of-a-refrigerator items, including an airy tiramisu and exceedingly rich chocolate cake, should keep determined sweet-seekers reasonably content. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Good pizza, pasta and more at Pie in the Sky," 27 June 2018 Think ricotta and pear; yogurt and nutella; and passionfruit, but the classic flavors such as pistachio, dark chocolate and tiramisu can be scooped into your cone or cup too. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Take a break from steamy summer with cool, creamy gelato," 12 July 2018 Lunch and dinner offer pasta, panini, subs, salads, pizza and desserts, including New York-style cheesecakes, tiramisu and panna cotta. azcentral, "Italian restaurant Maui Pasta in Scottsdale is a story of love, loss, pasta," 6 July 2018 Crovelli sells his rectangular creations at about $4 a slice, supplementing his menu with a panino, salads, and fried snacks such as suppli al telefono, plus tiramisu. Michael Klein, Philly.com, "Let's Eat: A chef surfaces in Chesco; LaBan delivers cold dessert truths," 3 July 2018 Our meal ended with a slice of green tea tiramisu ($6). Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Urban Hibachi Sushi & Grill plates up elegant Japanese fare," 30 June 2018 Pastry chef Marika Esteves-Smith creates sweets ($6 to $8) like tiramisu, cannoli Florentine, flourless chocolate cake, cheesecake and zeppole, or Italian doughnuts. Leeanne Griffin, courant.com, "River: An Italian-Inspired, Waterfront Restaurant With An Unrivaled View," 18 June 2018 Head chef Brent Courson said the homemade dessert selection, including tiramisu, sets the restaurant apart. Anna Muckerman, baltimoresun.com, "Tuscan restaurant Palio opens in Owings Mills this week," 11 June 2018

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First Known Use of tiramisu

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tiramisu

Italian tiramisù, from tirami su!, literally, pull me up!

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