Take a peek: In typical fashion, the latticed shortbread crust of this pastafrola (portion, $3) reveals the filling below. Though some recipes call for guava, sweet potato, or strawberry, this Argentinean bakery holds true to the national favorite, dulce de membrillo, or quince paste. Also shown: the long-established Caduti Superga Mola Soccer Club, a sponsor of Bensonhurst's annual Festa di San Pio da Pietrelcina — Padre Pio, for short — and the club's new neighbor.
Sultry Sweets Bakery
7023 20th Ave. (70th-71st Sts.), Bensonhurst, Brooklyn