This Ballymaloe graduate is among the bakers making the best sweet treats in Rome

Cookies, crostata, cannolo: you won’t go wrong if you seek out the divine baked goods made in the destinations on this list

Ballymaloe graduate Sofie Wochner has run Marigold in Rome since 2018

Rome will never have Paris’s reputation for exquisite pastries, and there’s no shortage of underwhelming tourist traps and food trucks dishing out lame cannoli. But there are plenty of delicious and captivating baked goods on offer in the city.

From resolutely traditional pastries baked by generations-deep families, to delicacies from new-wave bakeries that tie together Italian heritage with French and Scandinavian technique, here are the best places to indulge.

Cinnamon swirls with cardamom-infused dough at ...