An Italian ice cream made with heavy cream and often containing rum, almonds, and maraschino cherries, typically served in small cups.
An ice cream made with heavy cream, maraschino cherries, almonds, etc.
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