Pepatelli – Italian Christmas Cantucci These Authentic Italian Cantucci with black pepper are known as Pepatelli, they are a Christmas tradition in Italy. Mostly known as Biscotti or Cantucci this easy crunchy cookie is made with honey, nuts, orange zest and of course black pepper. So good, they may becomeRead More →

Split Second Cookies Split-Second Cookies are buttery shortbread cookies filled with jam. They’re called split-second cookies because they’re very easy and super quick to make. The dough is ready in minutes, and you don’t have to chill it. You can use any flavor jam you like to fill them, andRead More →

Easy Soft Ginger Cookies An easy and delicious Soft Ginger Cookies recipe​, perfect for the holidays or any time you want a perfectly soft spiced cookie. They are flavored with ginger and cinnamon, and molasses gives the cookies a complex flavor plus a soft and chewy texture. If there’s anything that gets me in a Christmas mood, it’s theRead More →

Italian Ricciarelli Cookies Italian Ricciarelli Cookies are soft and chewy and are made with almond flour with a hint of orange or lemon flavor. They make a wonderful gluten-free option for a Christmas cookie plate or can be enjoyed any time of the year with your favorite coffee.  I grewRead More →

Easy Leftover Rice Casserole This is an easy rice casserole recipe made with leftover rice, cheese, vegetables, and diced ham. It’s topped with breadcrumbs and baked until golden and crispy on top and hot and cheesy in the middle. It’s a great recipe for using up leftovers! There are certainRead More →

Coconut Jam Squares Coconut Jam Squares – one of the best melt-in-your-mouth shortbread squares. Three perfect layers starting with a shortbread base, a thin jam filling and an easy meringue topping, make this bar cookies recipe the first to be eaten.  As many of you already know, I spend quite aRead More →

Lemon Cheesecake Squares These Lemon Cheesecake Squares are made with a shortbread base and topped with a creamy Lemony filling. This cheesecake bar is the perfect addition to your Holiday Cookie tray or even as a Summer or anytime dessert! So delicious it will be eaten first. Lemon Cheesecake LemonRead More →

Italian Sliced Beef Pizzaiola Sliced Beef Pizzaiola, a fast and easy Italian dish. Slices of Beef in a deliciously spiced Tomato Sauce. Perfect on its own or make the ultimate Pizzaiola Sandwich. Pizzaiola is a typical Italian dish that you will find from the North to the South of Italy.Read More →