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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 568 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 »

Panettone… and Merry Christmas

In Christmas, Dessert and Sweets, Holidays, Home-made is better, Leavened, Lombardy, Regional Italian cooking On December 25, 2011 276 Comments

What can I say about Panettone, except that it's the Italian Christmas dessert par excellence (for me Panettone is way way better than Pandoro)?! That I think that… Read More »

Christmas Eve’s gingerbread men

In Breakfast, Christmas, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Glaze, Holidays, Home-made is better, North Europe cuisine, Spices On December 24, 2011 266 Comments

Here we are, today is the beloved or dreaded Christmas Eve, a day about preparations: clean up house, cooking (I have to make coniglio al civet -a rabbit… Read More »

Breakfast or gift? Wine doughnut cookies

In Breakfast, Cookies, Dessert and Sweets, Home-made is better, Wine On December 10, 2011 399 Comments

While you're reading this post, I will be in Rome for a book exhibition, an "excuse" to finally see again many friends who come from all over Italy…. 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 218 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 »