Light and airy with a melt-in-your-mouth texture, these chocolate meringue dessert treats have a delicate crisp exterior with a chewy interior. Made with only a few simple ingredients they are naturally gluten free but have big chocolate flavor!  Meringue desserts come in many forms, from pavlovas to macarons to lemonRead More →

This shortcrust pastry treat is a classic round Italian tart filled with yummy jam and a lattice top that you will love! This traditional Italian crostata recipe is easy to make and will impress your family and friends, the bonus is all the different jams and other fillings that youRead More →

A fun and easy to make an Easter treat, these bunny cookies are soft and chewy sugar cookies made with only 8 ingredients and a cream cheese frosting. They will be a hit tucked into Easter baskets or served at a spring brunch.  While I love simple Italian Easter cookiesRead More →

Panna cotta tart is a delicious and elegant dessert that combines the creamy texture of panna cotta with a chocolate dough crust. This dessert is perfect for special occasions or as a show-stopping finale to a dinner party. It has now become one of my family’s favourite desserts, not onlyRead More →

Nothing says spring more than fresh strawberries, and these Puff Pastry Strawberry Tarts are the perfect simple anytime dessert. Make them with homemade puff pastry or fast and easy with store bought! Quite a few times in the year I make my Homemade Puff Pastry Recipe, sometimes I will makeRead More →

These chocolate chip sandwich cookies are a delicious treat filled with a creamy peanut butter filling or a hazelnut cream. Together, the cookies and filling create the perfect balance of sweet and salty flavors. As most Italians know, a lot of discussions involve food. Needless to say it is aRead More →

We love turning fresh vegetables from the garden or farmers market into a homemade giardiniera dish, a wonderful Italian condiment or side dish that is very versatile because you can use virtually any veggie you love. It makes the perfect addition to a quick and easy lunch of sliced curedRead More →

The Easter Colomba, is a delicious traditional Italian sweet yeast bread. Make it with your favourite fillings, such as chocolate chips, candied fruit, raisins or even plain. The Perfect Italian Easter recipe for breakfast, brunch or even dessert. You know it’s almost Easter in Italy, every grocery store you goRead More →

Baked Trout is a delicious and easy Italian way to bake fish. Stuffed with fresh herbs, garlic and olive oil, then baked to perfection. Add some roasted rosemary potatoes and dinner is served. I was never a big fish or seafood lover, but then I came to Italy and discoveredRead More →