With all of the holiday festivities nearly upon us, there's a very good chance you'll either be hosting family and friends at some point, or you'll be headed out to one of their houses for a get-together a need a little something to bring along as a gift. Sure, your random uncle will bring some weird gelatin mold concoction and that friend-of-a-friend will likely arrive with some questionable potato salad -- opening the door for you to be a hero by showing up with some serious Real Housewives of New Jersey-approved cannolis courtesy of Kathy Wakile.
Yes, the dessert queen from RHONJ has officially launched her Dolci Della Dea dessert line, and her cannoli kit is the first offering. "The process of packaging and quality control is of most importance to me right now," Kathy tells The Dish. "It has been a year long process this far. I wanted to be able to make my cannoli available nationwide to places and people that have never even had the pleasure of an authentic artisan Italian cannoli."
The kit includes 24 shells, that magican cannoli filling and all the tools you'll need to make some Jersey-Italian magic happen. Why don't they come all assembled? "For anyone that has ever had an authenic cannoli they know that they are best when eaten freshly filled," Kathy explains to us -- and truer words have never been spoken. The only question that remains is whether to share them with a crowd or go into your private happy place and have some delicious "you time." But fear not should you belly up to the whole box solo, because according to Kathy: "The best part about the cannoli is that they are mini in size so you can indulge in dessert and not feel like you've gone overboard."
The kits are available for order on QVC and make a great holiday gift for yourself or others. And for more info, visit KathyWakile.com.
um no..I can 1. go to my local REAL Italian bakery and get them fresh or 2. I can make them homemade using again a REAL AUTHENTIC recipe for cannolis. I know what is in them and how they are made and sorry I cant see the filling ending up being real after being processed yes it must be processed/preserved to be shipped and trust me I highly doubt it will taste like a authentic cannoli!
Guess what....this is not a new concept, Kathy. Supermarkets sell shells and filling separately. And I guarantee it's a lot less expensive and probably tastes better.