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If on a summer’s night a birthday, pt. 2 – Pistachio and cream ice-cream cake

In Birthday, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Ice cream semifreddo and sorbet, Ice-cream cakes On July 11, 2011 126 Comments

Here we are at the end of the parties (and I feel a strange relief) and here it is the second long-awaited (really?!) recipe for a fresh dessert,… Read More »

Mesdames et messieurs… Cherry clafoutis

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, French cuisine, Fresh fruit On June 6, 2011 352 Comments

The short (maybe too short) cherry season, that red and juicy fruit that we let go with considerable difficulties (raise your hand if you have never really thought… Read More »

Buckwheat tart with raspberry jam

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Jam, Tarts On May 23, 2011 224 Comments

Some time ago I received a pack of buckwheat flour, and I was waiting for the right inspiration for a special dessert, which would enhance its strong taste,… Read More »

Hymn to Spring: mille-feuille with wild flowers cream and strawberries

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Egg yolks only, Fresh fruit On April 26, 2011 641 Comments

For an Easter Monday worthy of its name I wanted to make a fresh, colorful and unusual dessert, that everyone could like. And so, as I moved around… Read More »

Easter tradition: Neapolitan Pastiera

In Cakes and pies, Campania, Dessert and Sweets, Easter, Holidays, Regional Italian cooking On April 23, 2011 76 Comments

Tomorrow will be Easter Sunday, and I like to celebrate, rather than the religious holiday itself, that everyone feels in his own way, the huge variety of Italian… Read More »

Egg whites plum cake with hazelnuts and Gianduja chocolate

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Egg whites only On April 3, 2011 97 Comments

How many creams, sauces and cakes require only egg yolks? A lot. But the question that haunts all of us (I see you, sleepless, thinking about egg whites)… Read More »