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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 »

Apple Galette

Apple Galette: delightfully open-faced rustic treat that is quick and easy to make with store bought pie crust. While doing a late Friday shopping for a weekend ahead, I have bought a package of ready to bake pie crust. The first idea for a weekend dessert was a classic apple… Read more »

Caramel Apple Jam

Caramel Apple Jam: Falling into perfect combination of flavors ! Apple time, people! One of my supporting friends has arrived from the coast for a few days to pick the apples up at her countryside garden. She also takes a special care of heirloom varieties and so it happened that… Read more »

Blackberry Apple Earl Grey Jam

Blackberry Apple Earl Grey Jam: Apples and seedless blackberries jam with a hint of Earl Grey. Give me Five (o’clock tea) please ! Blackberries and apples are an excellent combination for a jam. Earl Grey Tea leaves with its’ bergamot flavor makes it definitely one of my favorite jams. Imagine… Read more »

Lattice Apple Pie

Lattice Apple Pie prepared this way is an all time classic. Sour cream adds a special flavor. Perfection at it’s peak ! The holidays are gone, the fruits’ and vegetables’ reserves are still to be found and we all tend to make simple dishes after decadent days are gone. This… Read more »