we are san diego's premier italian pastry cuisine

traditional recipes from italy

about us

La Crostata is Nonna Maria's recipe of a typical Italian homemade Pie
filled with fresh homemade preserves made out of back yard
fresh ripened fruit.

Owner Angelo La Porta boasts 20 years of Restaurant experience and unites his passion for food with Giorgia's, his girlfriend and expert Italian pastry chef who grown her passion and love for cakes training in Rome with one of the most well-known pastry chef Carlo a very amble man from Naples.

Together they offer a new concept of Italian Pastries, based on home baking and strong Italian family traditions and culture.

The two form a great duo by combining their knowledge of food and revisiting their authentic family recipes in a modern key. Their inspiration comes from their mothers, grandmas and aunts spending long hours in the kitchen and creating pastries with wonderful aromas of cinnamon, freshly ground flour and homemade preserves.

Every Sunday, Nonna Maria would go fetch the freshly laid eggs from her chickens, grind flour from her own wheat, harvest fruits from the back yard trees and churn the butter after she milked her own cows. Then, she would turn on her wood fire oven and knead those superb ingredients into wonderful dough, with such love and passion. Nonna Maria passed her love for cooking to her daughter Libera, whom then conveyed it to her son Angelo, raised on homemade pastas and cakes. Angelo and Giorgia reminisce of those childhood mornings spent mixing up the fresh ingredients and all the evoking scents that expanded from their kitchens through the whole house and even the neighborhood. Those aromas were like an invitation for the neighbors, who would come over holding a cup of coffee, to partake in the Sunday morning tradition of La Crostata di Nonna Maria.

When Nonna Maria passed over, most of her secrets recipes moved on to her daughter Libera as well as the passion and love for baking and time after time Angelo and Giorgia developed them in a modern key, shearing their knowledge's and passion with friends and family.

La Crostata's core values, love, passion, authenticity and tradition are family roots that inspired Angelo and Giorgia today's business and If you want to share those values come to see them and taste one of Nonna Maria's creations.

We stopped by their booth at the Del Mar Farmers Market. What a delight! The pasteries were amazing. We return every Saturday to get our little treat. :)

Mary Beth – Avid Fan

Our son's fifth birthday was just around the corner. La Crostata Italy was able to accomodate us with two cakes that were both delightfully delicious and creatively designed. Thank you for helping make my son's birthday wonderful!

Jenny Faith – Appreciative Mom

La Crostata's are so tasty and D-E-L-I-C-I-O-U-S!!!

Diance – Farmer's Market Goer

italian pastries

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

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  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Birthday Event

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Birthday Event

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Christmas

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Christmas

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Birthday Event

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Birthday Event

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Pastry – Tasty Delight

  • Specialty – Birthday Event

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • La Crostata – Traditional Italian

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

  • Cake – Moist Tender Delicate

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contact us

Del Mar Farmer's Market
1050 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014‎
Between 9th and 11th street

lacrostata2013@yahoo.com

760-547-3078

Saturday 1pm to 4pm

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