Last week at the opening of the Farmer’s Market, I discovered a booth that carries one of my favourite things: Cannoli. There’s just something about the combo of a crispy shell stuffed with creamy filling and chocolate that I just can’t resist.
Early this morning, Mark and I made our regular Sunday visit to Brewer Park to check out this week’s local haul, and I couldn’t help but head back to Bunz and Ballz for a treat.
They aren’t your regular cannoli. The outer shell is very reminiscent of Cinnamon Toast Crunch… or a Beavertail. It’s not traditional at all, but I love this departure from the norm. Crispy, sugary, cinnamony… and just perfect. The filling is ridiculously good as well. Sweet, creamy, and delicious – with the occasional bit of chocolate.
Until recently, the best cannoli that I had was last October in a New York City deli… I’ve got a new favourite though – and it’s local. No plane ticket required!