Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo)

Italian Festive Cake (Bustrengo) : beautiful flavours to enjoy ! My friend has sent me freshly picked tangerines and oranges from the coast, several days ago. I am specially thankful for the batches I receive every year since they are not chemically treated. So, to make the best use of… Read more »

Simple Two Colour Cookies

Simple Two Colour Cookies : attractive and simple to make ! This version of Simple Two Colour Cookies could easily include children in the process. Once you make two coloured dough and roll it out, you start choosing shapes and cut just as you like them to be. Here are… Read more »

Triple Eggnog Chocolate Cake

Triple Eggnog Chocolate Cake : beautiful and full of flavours ! There is a very special decision I have made for this year’s Christmas: I will stay at home for a whole week ! It means three days of vacations and two days of public holidays for Christmas and Saint… Read more »

Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies with Rose Jam

Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies with Rose Jam : inspired by Rose Petals Turkish Delight. My mother bakes almost the same collection of cookies for every Christmas and it’s all right because there is always somebody that likes the specific kind. But ! I tried to replace walnuts with pistachio when making… Read more »

Little Apple Pies

Little Apple Pies : harvest time perfect bites. Nice and quick work, these Little Apple Pies. Especially if you use store bought pie crust ( 10 x 16 inches ) and cut six rounded shapes to fit into muffin holes ( 4 inches in diameter ) and six covers (2.6… Read more »

Spicy Sausage Salsa Spaghetti

Spicy Sausage Salsa Spaghetti : quick, easy, hearty ! This is one of several dozens of pasta dishes so dear to our hearts and …. I decided to skip writing about my passionate canning heirloom tomatoes this time. So, writing this one, I truly recommend using spicy sausages, sliced and… Read more »