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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 »

Three orange preserves

In Citrus, Conserve, Dessert and Sweets, Fresh fruit, Jam, Preserves On April 17, 2013 66 Comments

There is little to do, sometimes it takes a little to do great things. This applies to daily life and, therefore, also to cooking activities: sometimes it’s a… Read More »

A post for choco-addicted – Dark chocolate mousse tart

In Cakes and pies, Chocolate, Dessert and Sweets, Tarts On March 16, 2013 281 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 »

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 350 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 »

Christmas Eve’s amaretti

In Christmas is near - home-made gifts, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Egg whites only, Nuts On December 24, 2012 164 Comments

For this Christmas Eve, a day usually spent getting ready for Christmas dinner or making/wrapping the last Christmas gifts, I propose you a quick and easy recipe that… Read More »

A festive dessert – Pistachio mille-feuille

In Birthday, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, French cuisine, Holidays, Home-made is better On December 3, 2012 92 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 »

Triumph of butter and hazelnuts – The Langarola cake

In Cakes and pies, Contest, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pantry cakes, Piedmont, Regional Italian cooking On November 15, 2012 75 Comments

If the gestation of the first recipe I sent to the Fiandino Farms’ Contest was long and painful, I had no doubt  about the second recipe (I could… 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 188 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 »

Pearls of the summer – Ricotta truffles

In Cheese, Chocolate, Cold dishes, Cooking for dummies, Dessert and Sweets, Dried fruit, Pralines On August 10, 2012 77 Comments

The queen of false promises came back.. each time, in fact, more and more time passes between a post and the following one. I am a genius of… 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 136 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 »