Tortoni meaning

tôr-tōnē
An Italian ice cream made with heavy cream and often containing rum, almonds, and maraschino cherries, typically served in small cups.
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An ice cream made with heavy cream, maraschino cherries, almonds, etc.
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Any of several sorts of ice-cream flavoured with rum or sherry and topped with almonds etc.
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Origin of tortoni

  • After Giuseppe Tortoni (c.1775–c.1864), Neapolitan-born owner of a café in Paris famous for its ice cream

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the surname of an Italian chef in 18th century Paris

    From Wiktionary