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Short pastry with salted butter and orange zest: one, no one and one hundred thousand

In Citrus, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Egg yolks only, Fresh fruit On March 5, 2013 300 Comments

  Since I completed my professional pastry class  in December, I made a lot of short pastry, mostly because I love it, but also because I think it’s… Read More »

Amélie’s crème brûlée (but not just her’s)

In Cinema, Dessert and Sweets, Egg yolks only, French cuisine On September 7, 2012 182 Comments

That’s right, now when I see a crème brûlée, I make or I eat one, I can’t help but think about Amélie Poulain from “Amélie” and her small… 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 124 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 »

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 68 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 »

It’s always the right time for tea… and some meliga pastries

In Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Egg yolks only, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On May 30, 2011 132 Comments

If you have never tasted meliga pastries, you don't know what you have missed! Meliga pastries, in fact, are the best cookies in the universe (IMHO) … they… 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 448 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 »

Either Italy or Spain, as long as we can eat

In Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Egg whites only, Egg yolks only, Pudding, Spanish cuisine On April 13, 2011 83 Comments

To paraphrase the well-known Italian motto "Either France or Spain, as long as we can eat", today I present to you the happy marriage of a Spanish recipe… Read More »