Perfect Homemade Hamburger Buns These Easy Homemade Hamburger Buns are made with milk and butter to make them soft and tasty. They are perfect to use as a classic burger or use them to make your favourite sandwich. You will never buy store bought again! Being Canadian, it’s not allRead More →

Mostarda di frutta What is mostarda? Mostarda is a typical Italian condiment made with candied fruit and mustard oil with a spicy and sweet flavor that is traditional of the Lombard culinary tradition. Born from the need to preserve fruit, it is often the protagonist of winter recipes. It canRead More →

Casoncelli alla Bergamasca What is casoncelli? Among the many stuffed types of pasta that populate the regions throughout Italy, there is one, namely casoncelli, that seems to have come long before tortellini, and agnolotti. Although casoncelli is common in many parts of Lombardy, such as Brescia, Bergamo and Val Camonica,Read More →

Homemade Creamy Pistachio Liqueur This Creamy Pistachio Liqueur is easy to make and a cold and creamy drink for after dinner or a warm summer afternoon. It’s made with just five ingredients and keeps well for three weeks in the refrigerator – if it lasts that long!  Pistachio liqueur is very popular in Italy and I loveRead More →

Easy Brownie Drop Cookies If you love brownies, you will love this easy brownie cookies recipe! These chocolate cookies are rich and fudgy like a brownie but made easy as a drop cookie. There’s no waiting time – it’s an easy no-chill cookie recipe ready in about 30 minutes. IRead More →

Italian Ricotta Cheesecake Italian Ricotta Cheesecake is an easy no-bake cheesecake recipe. It has a chocolate cookie crust and a creamy, delicate filling. It’s so easy to make – the perfect summer dessert. Top it with fruit for a dessert everyone will love. Maybe when you think of cheesecake you think of cream cheese, but in Italy we makeRead More →

Baccalà alla Livornese What is Baccala alla Livornese?  Baccalà alla Livornese is a classic recipe in Tuscan cuisine and has its origins in the port city of Livorno. “Baccala” means salted cod in Italian, and as you can probably guess, the main feature of this delicious dish is the saltedRead More →

Lemon Pudding Cake This delicious Homemade Lemon Pudding Cake makes the perfect dessert, no need for frosting it makes its own topping. The perfect dessert for lemon lovers and it’s perfect anytime. If you know anything about me or my husband you will know that we adore anything lemon. IRead More →

Lievito Madre Chocolate Chip Cookies These easy and simple Chocolate Chip Cookies are made with lievito madre discard. Soft and full of chocolate chips these homemade cookies will be gone in minutes. What is Lievito Madre? It is a firm sourdough starter maintained at around 50% hydration. In order toRead More →