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A festive dessert – Pistachio mille-feuille

In Birthday, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, French cuisine, Holidays, Home-made is better On December 3, 2012 99 Comments

Did I ever tell you that I have a passion for pistachios? No?! Well, now you know it: I am a pistachio-addicted! I can’t say no to a… 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 165 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 »

Happy birthday, blog!

In Birthday, Dessert and Sweets, Giveaway, Holidays, Thoughts and words On February 22, 2012 172 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 »

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 »

If on a summer’s night a birthday, pt. 2 – Pistachio and cream ice-cream cake

In Birthday, Cakes and pies, Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Ice cream semifreddo and sorbet, Ice-cream cakes On July 11, 2011 126 Comments

Here we are at the end of the parties (and I feel a strange relief) and here it is the second long-awaited (really?!) recipe for a fresh dessert,… Read More »

If on a summer’s night a birthday, pt. 1 – Home made Nutella Viennetta

In Birthday, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Egg whites only, Holidays, Ice cream semifreddo and sorbet, Ice-cream cakes On July 8, 2011 130 Comments

Yes, yesterday it was my birthday (I'm going towards the 30)! And, while someone claims that the making of his own birthday cake is bad luck (but why?)… Read More »