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And the winner is…

In Awards, Dessert and Sweets, Giveaway On March 1, 2012 22 Comments

I wanted to write a very short post, just to announce the winner of my first blog-iversary giveaway… but I decided to make it a little longer. First… Read More »

Happy birthday, blog!

In Birthday, Dessert and Sweets, Giveaway, Holidays, Thoughts and words On February 22, 2012 139 Comments

Here we are … Alterkitchen, a year later. Exactly one year ago I wrote my first posts, my because and my first recipe. It's amazing, when I look… Read More »

Scent of winter – apple, cinnamon, pecans and honey muffins

In Breakfast, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, Spices On February 7, 2012 83 Comments

Some scents inevitably bring me back to certain seasons, certain places or specific moments in the past. They say that smell is a very powerful sense, able to… Read More »

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

In Chocolate, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets On January 26, 2012 133 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 »

Tarte Tatin, a simple and timeless classic

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, French cuisine, Fresh fruit On January 17, 2012 104 Comments

The Tarte Tatin is not an easy dessert, but a simple one. And, like all the simple dessert, made with a few ingredients, it needs to be done… 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 277 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 »

Panettone… and Merry Christmas

In Christmas, Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Home-made is better, Leavened, Lombardy, Regional Italian cooking On December 25, 2011 130 Comments

What can I say about Panettone, except that it's the Italian Christmas dessert par excellence (for me Panettone is way way better than Pandoro)?! That I think that… Read More »

Christmas Eve’s gingerbread men

In Breakfast, Christmas, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Glaze, Holidays, Home-made is better, North Europe cuisine, Spices On December 24, 2011 102 Comments

Here we are, today is the beloved or dreaded Christmas Eve, a day about preparations: clean up house, cooking (I have to make coniglio al civet -a rabbit… 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 133 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 »

Breakfast or gift? Wine doughnut cookies

In Breakfast, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Home-made is better, Wine On December 10, 2011 167 Comments

While you're reading this post, I will be in Rome for a book exhibition, an "excuse" to finally see again many friends who come from all over Italy…. Read More »