Soft Dark Chocolate Sugar Cookies

Soft Dark Chocolate Sugar Cookies, a delicious not too sweet easy to make Sugar Cookie. Perfect for dunking in milk or served with a cup of tea. A definite Christmas Cookie must for your Cookie Tray. It’s always fun to make cookies for the holidays, from our favorite Cut Out CookieRead More →

Chocolate Toffee Shortbread Cookies

These Shortbread Cookies are made even better with the addition of chocolate chip and toffee bits. Melt in your mouth goodness, they will be gone in seconds! I have to say one of my favourite if not my favorite Christmas Cookies are shortbread, any kind will do, from Cranberry ShortbreadRead More →

Old Fashioned Chocolate Fudge

Old Fashioned Chocolate Fudge, this is the best, creamiest chocolate fudge, made the old fashioned way! And only 6 ingredients. The perfect Homemade Chocolate Candy, one everyone will love. I have been a big Candy lover for a long time, especially anything Chocolate such as these Easy Homemade Filled ChocolatesRead More →

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Nothing is tastier or easier to make than mozzarella in carrozza sandwiches, the ultimate comfort food from Naples. This simple and straightforward dish resembles a fried grilled cheese sandwich. All that’s required are a few essential ingredients and some simple frying skills to produce these white bread wonders with oozyRead More →


Pretzels are one of the world’s oldest snacks. These soft and chewy brown treats that are shaped like an open knot are a well-loved standard found at bars and cafes in Trentino-Alto Adige and of course all over Germany. The bretzel, usually called pretzel in English, is known for itsRead More →


What are krapfen? Krapfen, also called bomboloni, are Italian doughnuts (sometimes spelled donuts!) from Alto Adige with origins that go back hundreds of years. There are many different hypotheses about who invented krapfen, but the most popular seems to be either a baker in Berlin, which would explain the GermanRead More →

Spinach Spaetzle with Cream and Speck Sauce

What is spaetzle? The Tyrolean dish spaetzle is a sort of gnocchi-like pasta made from flour and egg that is dropped into boiling water to cook and then combined with various sauces like butter or cream and speck. This dish is easy to make, delicious to eat and requires justRead More →


Speck is a delicious smoky salt-cured pork meat that is said to be “a little salt, a little smoke and a lot of fresh air.” It has a long history, dating back hundreds of years and is made in the beautiful mountains of Northern Italy. What is speck? Speck isRead More →

Prosciutto di Parma

What is prosciutto di Parma ham? Prosciutto di Parma ham is a world famous salt-cured air dried ham produced in the farming area surrounding the Italian city of Parma. According to the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma website, this area has an age old tradition in the production of delicious,Read More →

Lambrusco Wine

Lambrusco is a red sparkling wine that is hugely popular for its drink-ability and incredible variety. In 2020, more than 160 million bottles were produced and shipped all over the world for eager consumers to enjoy. Keep reading to find out where it is produced, how it gets its fizzRead More →