A Special Christmas Dessert – Cartellate Recipe What are cartellate? Cartellate are a typical Christmas and party dessert of Apulian cuisine. They are prepared with a very simple base of flour, sugar, extra-virgin olive oil, and white wine, then fried and immersed in a special syrup such as vincotto, which
Italian Casatiello Napoletano – Savory Stuffed Easter Bread This Savory Italian Casatiello Napoletano Bread is a traditional Easter Bread from Naples. Stuffed with salame, pancetta and a selection of cheeses, it makes the perfect Brunch, Appetizer or main dish idea. My daughter had a couple of friends from Naples and
Ancient Roman Cake/Torta Antica Roma This Ancient Roman Cake also known as Torta Antica Roma, has a buttery base spread with jam and topped with a whipped semi sweet ricotta filling, covered again with the same flaky buttery pastry, then baked until golden. Slice and serve dusted with powdered sugar.
Cream Puffs / Baked Bignè di San Giuseppe Baked Bignè, Cream Puffs or Even Profiterole these choux pastry baked pastries are delicious. Filled with a sweetened whipped cream or even a simple Italian Pastry Cream either way they make the perfect dessert or St. Joseph’s day treat! You can make
Easy Zucchini Pesto Recipe This easy no cook Zucchini Pesto makes the perfect dip, condiment or why not toss it with your favourite pasta for a delicious lunch or dinner meal. Fresh and wholesome ingredients makes this your new favourite pesto! Living in Italy if there’s one thing you see
Sausage, Cheese & Mushroom Strudel This Savory Sausage & Mushroom Strudel is made easy using a store-bought or Homemade Puff Pastry. A delicious filling of sauteed mushrooms, sausage, cheese & spices makes this Strudel perfect as an appetizer or even main dish. Believe it or not but savory strudels in
No-Bake Coffee Cheesecake This Easy Coffee Cheesecake is a No-Bake Cheesecake that is simple and delicious. With a chocolate cookie base and a creamy soft coffee filling that tastes like your favourite cappuccino. Top it with some chocolate shavings and it becomes the perfect dessert. In Italy there is a