Cheesecake is a typical dessert of the American tradition, particularly in New York. It is made with cream cheese and is covered with fruit or cream toppings.
According to some, cheesecake has ancient origins that date back to Greek gastronomy. The first cheesecake that we have evidence of is in fact from 776 BC and is served on the island of Delos, Greece, to athletes in the first Olympic Games in history.
WHERE TO EAT CHEESECAKE IN NEW YORK
Below you will find some useful addresses to try out the best cheesecakes in New York.
If even in the middle of the night you have an uncontrollable desire for cheesecake, all you have to do is pick up the phone. In New York it’s an institution to try Junior’s cheesecake, from the classic blueberry to the variegated cioccolato, caramel and much more. Try it to believe.
86 Flatbush Ave., Downtown Brooklyn (Tel. 718-852-5257)
Eileen’s Special Cheesecake
Together with Lindy’s and Junior’s, it is one of the bakeries that makes the best cheesecake in New York. In addition to the classic blueberry cakes you will find cakes, of all sizes, to the strangest tastes, amaretto, chocolate and raspberries, walnuts and caramel.
17 Cleveland Pl., near Kenmare St. (Tel. 212-966-5585)
Mona Lisa Pastry
On 15th Avenue, she makes one of the best cheesecakes in the city. The bakery also sells bread and many other types of sweets.
F. Monteleone Bakery
In Monteleone, in Brooklyn, it is absolutely mandatory to try the version of cheesecake with ricotta cheese.
355 Court St., near Union St., Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (Tel. 718-852-5600)
Lady M Cake Boutique
Lady M Cake makes a special cheesecake with a crispy chocolate bottom.
41 E. 78th St., near Park Avenue (Tel. 212-452-2222)
Going home with the Cheesecake you tasted in New York is not a difficult task.
To prepare the cheesecake you need a few ingredients: a spreadable cheese (usually Philadelphia), biscuits to prepare the bottom (usually Digestive) and an ingredient at will to cover the lid of the cake.
If you want to try your hand at preparing the typical New York cheesecake on Saffron Yellow, find the recipe to follow step by step.