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Pearls of the summer – Ricotta truffles

In Cheese, Chocolate, Cold dishes, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pralines On August 10, 2012 205 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 »

Happy birthday to me – Meringue pie in a cup (sort of)

In Birthday, Dessert and Sweets, Egg yolks only, Holidays, Ice cream semifreddo and sorbet On July 9, 2012 351 Comments

  A very quick post, with a very clear intention: wish a HAPPY (belated) BIRTHDAY to me (I wish it to myself, 'cause you never know)! Oh, yes,… Read More »

Breakfast, mon amour – Buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup and fresh blueberries

In Breakfast, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Fruits of the forest, Pancakes, USA Cuisine On June 19, 2012 422 Comments

It's no mystery: to me breakfast is sacred. I hardly skip it (because then I'd end up eating anything in sight, 'cause otherwise I'd have one of those… Read More »

Risolatte, I love you

In Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Pudding On May 27, 2012 293 Comments

Did you honestly think I would disappear on you?! Ta-daaaa, here I am, again! You won't get rid of me so easily, my dears! I know that I'm… Read More »

Tuscan pine nuts cake for Mother’s day

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Regional Italian cooking, Tuscany On May 13, 2012 244 Comments

For some time now, more or less since I started to cook with greater commitment and dedication, I get some bookings: a gianduja mille-feuille for a birthday, brownies… 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 382 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 »

Fly, white dove, fly: Easter Colomba (dove) with brewer’s yeast

In Dessert and Sweets, Easter, Holidays, Leavened On April 5, 2012 353 Comments

A year of great success with leavened dough. And, if Christmas in Italy means Panettone, Easter means Colomba (Italian for dove). At this point I could talk you… Read More »

Bye bye, ciambella! Water ring shaped cake for breakfast

In Breakfast, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Pantry cakes On March 31, 2012 433 Comments

The title of this post and what you see and read in the picture above speak for themselves .. Bye, bye, ciambella (Italian for ring shaped cake), goodbye… Read More »

Give me the strenght! Motivational olive oil cookies

In Breakfast, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Egg yolks only, Extra-virgin olive oil, Thoughts and words On March 17, 2012 118 Comments

  For some time now, my days literally run away, in a vortex of commitments that I can hardly count: there's work, of course, but then there's the… Read More »

Go, spring!

In Arabic cuisine, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pantry cakes, Wine On March 10, 2012 1,238 Comments

Picture by Eleonora Today a bright sun shines in Turin, and it should last for the entire weekend, quite conveniently, since I'm going on a little getaway. I… Read More »