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Starbucks’ chocolate and coffee muffins (even for those who never set foot in a Starbucks)

In Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Muffins cupcakes and little cakes, USA Cuisine On October 3, 2013 1,282 Comments

I’ll start from the beginning, a few months ago, when I saw these muffins on Araba Felice‘s blog… I’m not a choco-maniac, I don’t look at a chocolat bar like I’d… Read More »

A stroke of genius – Caprese cake with Bronte pistachios

In Cakes and pies, Campania, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Italian cuisine, Nuts, Pantry cakes, Regional Italian cooking On May 9, 2013 34 Comments

I don’t know how many times I’ve told you that I adore pistachios , I don’t know whether it’s necessary to repeat this concept again or I have to… Read More »

A post for choco-addicted – Dark chocolate mousse tart

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Tarts On March 16, 2013 339 Comments

I keep talking about short pastry, but this time in a different way, with a recipe dedicated to chocoholics. I don’t fall into this group (I know, I… Read More »

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 180 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 ​in Piedmontese cuisine)…. Read More »

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

In Chocolate, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets On January 26, 2012 162 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 »

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 372 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 »

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 157 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 »

A short return to Piedmont: stuffed peaches

In Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On August 11, 2011 113 Comments

Unfortunately my holidays in Verona and Berlin are over, and they were wonderful: Verona (we used Verona as a base to go to Villafranca, where we went to… Read More »

A boost of life: Nutella cheesecake

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit On July 22, 2011 146 Comments

On summer you should eat plenty of vegetables, lots of fruits, eat light foods and drink a lot. The key is "you should": I love vegetables (while I… 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 126 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 »