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Pandoro French Toast

  Pandoro French Toast is delicious creamy spongy breakfast loaded with sweet bread, jam and cream cheese. Perfect holidays breakfast to make with pandoro leftovers ! Pandoro from Scratch has long shelf line due to double rising of fresh natural yeast and you can literary keep it on room temperature… Read more »

Pandoro from Scratch

  Pandoro from Scratch is Italian Christmas golden cake, simple yet decadent, of mild flavor, soft, slightly scented with vanilla, so light and fluffy. Hello everybody ! It’s Christmas baking time again and here I share beautiful Pandoro from Scratch with you ! Let’s make it clear from the start… Read more »

Italian Stuffed Meatloaf

  Italian Stuffed Meatloaf loaded with Italian sausage, pancetta wrapped in beef steak is this holidays’ season favorite. Great Sunday lunch too !   Italian Stuffed Meatloaf is younger brother of Farsu Magru; the story started in 13th century, on Sicily, with simple piece of meat rolled around bread crumbs.… Read more »

Lotus Biscoff Truffles

  Lotus Biscoff Truffles made of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger tasting cookie butter, Biscoff cookies, Ricotta cheese and chocolate powder for tasty  no bake dessert done in several minutes ! For the first batch of Lotus Biscoff Truffles I used simple vanilla cookie crumbs with some Kruidnoten spices mix and… Read more »

Chestnut Flour Cookies

Chestnut Flour Cookies : The timing is perfect to make a batch of these Chestnut Flour Cookies. Reason to this is simple and easy recipe; nutty and woody flavor will make you fall in love with them and add to your „cookies to bake“ list for the upcoming holidays. This… Read more »

Guinness Oreo Truffles

  Guinness Oreo Truffles are semi sweet, Oreo, Irish dry stout truffles recipe. They are so good to enjoy for St. Patrick’s Day or any other festival!   The essence of every truffles recipe is the concentrated flavour you add so every bite shows the basic ingredient. Guinness Oreo Truffles… Read more »

Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread

  Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread is vintage homemade, flour free, dark rum, chocolate loaf cake.     This is one of my grandmothers’ top recipes indeed! While she was in her young age, I am sure she has never heard of Bourbon or Baileys. Dark rum was, besides, grappa, the… Read more »

Panettone from Scratch

Panettone from Scratch, Italian Christmas delicacy, featuring my grandmother’s story of how it all started … There are several legends about history of Panettone. They include noble Italian families since sugar, wheat flour and eggs were luxuries in 15th century. Rye and spelt were the most common, cheaper grains to… Read more »

Castagnaccio

  Castagnaccio is chestnut flour, rosemary, pine nuts, dried fruit, dense, rustic Italian cake. Autumnal Italian classic!   If you prefer experiencing different tastes and flavours, especially desserts with low sugar, this Castagnaccio recipe is the one you are looking for. Tuscans don’t use a lot of sugar to make… Read more »