Remember when we were all obsessed with anything pumpkin-flavored? Then, it was all about matcha. And lately, pistachio is cracking out of its shell and making its way onto dessert menus in New York City.
Could pistachio be the next flavor trend? These desserts from cafés, pastry shops, and restaurants in Manhattan will likely have you craving this distinctively green flavor if you haven’t already been.
Dominique Ansel Bakery
189 Spring Street
Dominique Ansel’s pistachio bostok is made by soaking brioche in an orange blossom syrup; topping it with a pistachio frangipane, caramelized pistachios, and orange zest; and dusting it with powdered sugar. ($4.25)
398 West Broadway
The pistachio macaron from Ladurée is a classic flavor that melts in your mouth. ($2.80)
This pretty éclair at Maison Kayser is filled with pistachio cream, glazed with pistachio icing, and sprinkled with pieces of pistachio. ($4.75)
239 Centre Street
A slice of Maman’s vibrant pistachio cake, which is topped with pistachio flakes and smoothed over with pistachio icing, will expand your French pallet. ($3.50)
Salted Chocolate Pistachio Ice Cream Sandwich
63 W 38th St
Chunky pistachio ice cream is sandwiched between two salted dark chocolate cookies in this zesty ice cream sandwich by Refinery Rooftop. ($7)
136 West 55th Street
Creamy scoops of pistachio gelato are cupped in a chocolate shell, topped with a dollop of whipped cream, drizzled with pistachio syrup, and complimented by chocolate crisps in the pistachio sundae at Abboccato. ($8)