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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 »

Fig Jam Italian Pie

Fig Jam Italian Pie : Crostata di Marmelatta di Fico. This Fig Jam Italian Pie is my grandmother’s recipe. If you do not have fig jam, any kind could be used. The base for this pie / crostata is similar to Linzer torte ( usually made with raspberry jam )… Read more »

Cannoli Cones with Figs, Honey and Almonds

Cannoli Cones with Figs, Honey and Almonds : the best for Canicular and every other kind of days ! Cannoli, figs, honey and almonds are among the best ingredients for Canicular days since they really require minimum of time to prepare nutritious meal, sweet or savoury, served separated or combined… Read more »

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies

Rustic Mediterranean Fig Cookies : Perfect coastal delicacy. Fresh figs, all their varieties, are my favourite late summer fruit. Mediterraneans appreciate this fruit on their special way. Fresh figs fed generations of islanders during the wars, hungers and travels. When making winter stocks, peasants were drying them on the sun… Read more »