We recently walked into Aperitivo Bistro in Schenectady and it smelled warm and a little sweet -- like someone was making s'mores.
Whatever that was, we wanted it.
"That" turned out to be a Nutella chocolate pizza with marshmallows, white chocolate chips, drizzled white chocolate sauce, raspberries and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Something like this could be easily be overwhelmingly sweet and cloying, but we really like the way all the elements in this dessert pizza play together. The ultra-thin crust, which is sort of like a tortilla, is a nice simple foundation. The Nutella provides a good baseline richness. The marshmallows and white chocolate chips get a little brown, adding a little bit of caramel flavor. And the raspberries bring a needed sharp sweetness to pick it all up.
Our only complaint -- and it's really more of a suggestion -- is that we'd like to have more raspberries. The bites with berry are definitely better than without. By the end, we were chopping ours up to spread over the remaining slices.
426 State St
Schenectady, NY 12305
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