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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 513 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 ‚Äčin Piedmontese cuisine)…. Read More »

Neapolitan masterpieces: sfogliatella riccia and Ricciardi (alliteration… is it random?)

In Books and reading, Campania, Contest, Dessert and Sweets, Pastries, Regional Italian cooking On August 22, 2011 1,871 Comments

"The waiter returned, bringing the order: the doctor beat down on the sfogliatella, hungry. The graying mustache turned white for the icing sugar sprinkled on the soft dough;… Read More »