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Starbucks’ chocolate and coffee muffins (even for those who never set foot in a Starbucks)

In Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, USA Cuisine On October 3, 2013 1,818 Comments

I’ll start from the beginning, a few months ago, when I saw these muffins on Araba Felice‘s blog… I’m not a choco-maniac, I don’t look at a chocolat bar like I’d… Read More »

A stroke of genius – Caprese cake with Bronte pistachios

In Cakes and pies, Campania, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Italian cuisine, Nuts, Pantry cakes, Regional Italian cooking On May 9, 2013 220 Comments

I don’t know how many times I’ve told you that I adore pistachios , I don’t know whether it’s necessary to repeat this concept again or I have to… Read More »

A post for choco-addicted – Dark chocolate mousse tart

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Tarts On March 16, 2013 713 Comments

I keep talking about short pastry, but this time in a different way, with a recipe dedicated to chocoholics. I don’t fall into this group (I know, I… Read More »

Pearls of the summer – Ricotta truffles

In Cheese, Chocolate, Cold dishes, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pralines On August 10, 2012 459 Comments

The queen of false promises came back.. each time, in fact, more and more time passes between a post and the following one. I am a genius of… Read More »

Not only butter, pt. 2 – Lady’s little kisses, kisses and big kisses (Baci di dama)

In Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pastries, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On April 17, 2012 502 Comments

Here it is, my traditional buttery recipe… it's not a family tradition, but about a regional one, aka little treats made with hazelnut (a classic ​in Piedmontese cuisine)…. Read More »

Tough but soft-hearted: chocolate flan with a soft heart

In Chocolate, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets On January 26, 2012 636 Comments

The amazing things in life are the unforeseen, unexpected ones, those small or insignificant details that deviate from the usual order of events and that, therefore, affect us…. Read More »

Starting the New Year with sweetness: chocolates filled with orange flavored ganache

In Chocolate, Chocolates, Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Home-made is better, Pralines On January 4, 2012 688 Comments

Surviving from Christmas Eve, Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve, lunches, at the gate (perhaps) the Epiphany lunch, and here I am suggesting you to make chocolates? I'll… Read More »

How to recycle Christmas (before it arrives): nougat semifreddo

In Chocolate, Christmas, Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Ice cream semifreddo and sorbet On December 14, 2011 578 Comments

It is mid-December, already … The most prepared of you have already finished their Christmas presents and will be satisfied, some others will have to think, buy and… Read More »

A short return to Piedmont: stuffed peaches

In Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On August 11, 2011 431 Comments

Unfortunately my holidays in Verona and Berlin are over, and they were wonderful: Verona (we used Verona as a base to go to Villafranca, where we went to… Read More »

A boost of life: Nutella cheesecake

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit On July 22, 2011 564 Comments

On summer you should eat plenty of vegetables, lots of fruits, eat light foods and drink a lot. The key is "you should": I love vegetables (while I… Read More »