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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 409 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 »

Once on shore we pray no more pt. 2 – Capon salad Sicily-scented

In Appetizer and Finger food, Capon, Christmas, Citrus, Dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Holidays, Meat, Nuts, Second course On January 25, 2013 115 Comments

As promised, here I am with the second recipe to remember the Christmas holidays. The protagonist is Mr. Capon (again), this time in flesh and blood, not as… 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 247 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 »

Swordfish carpaccio in pink

In Appetizer and Finger food, Citrus, Cold dishes, Fish, Fresh fruit, Marinade, Second course On May 8, 2012 76 Comments

In the last post I told you about spring, about sensations that this season full of life gives me and about cravings that arise in me during springtime…. 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 103 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 »

Tarte Tatin, a simple and timeless classic

In Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, French cuisine, Fresh fruit On January 17, 2012 117 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 »

Home-made is better: cugnà

In Conserve, Dried fruit, Fresh fruit, Home-made is better, Jam, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On November 13, 2011 115 Comments

With this recipe I officially start (perhaps I should include some old recipes, though) a new "section", and I'm calling it Home-made is better, a section dedicated to… Read More »

Comforting apple squares

In Breakfast, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Marinade, Pantry cakes On November 5, 2011 116 Comments

Today it's raining… well, saying that it's raining it's reductive, 'cause it's pouring from yesterday, without interruption. Now Turin and the entire Piedmont are on the highest alert,… Read More »

A cheesecake for the Pink Ribbon

In Birthday, Cakes and pies, Cheese, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Holidays On October 25, 2011 119 Comments

As you might guess from this picture, this cheesecake was born as a birthday cake for a dear friend of mine who asked me this dessert months ago,… Read More »

Old-time delicacies: Cotognata (quince paste)

In Candies, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit On October 12, 2011 94 Comments

I don't know if you ever heard about cotognata, quince paste, a pretty famous old-time sweet in Italy, but also famous in Spain as dulce de membrillo and… Read More »