The “King of Panettone” speaks Neapolitan language

Sal De Riso, il Re del Panettone

The “King of Panettone“? Speaks Neapolitan language. Is Sal De Riso, familiar face on “Rai Uno” Italian Tv, the winner of the sixth edition of the event organized by the “Friends of Panettone“, chaired by Sabrina Dallagiovanna; secretary and creator of the event: Stanislao Porzio.The pastry chef of Minori (Salerno) won the title with his “Classic Panettone Milanese”. And never recognition could be more right.

De Riso, which is part of the prestigious Academy of Master Pastry Italian, produces , in fact, currently as many as 10 types of panettone. Some of them, with a delicious southern connotation, are made with Dop and Igp products of Campania. From apricot of Vesuvius, at the Amalfi Limoncello, at the Hazelnut of Giffoni Valle Piana until the last born: Panettone Cilento, made with figs and buffalo milk.


“I am happy and proud” said De Riso “for my co-workers, for all those who follow me with affection and especially for my Campania, who has to his credit 24 between Dop and Igp products of high quality food products. There Campania a ‘Land of Cooks‘ which is committed every day to bring quality to the table”.

Next to the first prize in the category “Classic Panettone Milanese”, De Riso was also awarded a special mention in the category “special Leavened with his “Focaccia Greetings“. Milan The event annually draws the best of Italian pastries and proposes to Milan and gourmets homemade panettone and other leavened excellence.