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Amaretti Thumbprints

Amaretti Thumbprints : Italian almond pearls, so easy to make. Perfect for holidays ! This simple and delicious, traditional dessert recipe is quite an old one and perfect for holidays. Three weeks storage characteristic is due to almond based, cantuccini like batter, once cooked; crunchy and dry. It is well… Read more »

Biscoff S’mores Eggnog No Bake Cake

Biscoff S’mores Eggnog No Bake Cake : no bake, lazy cake. So simple and full of winter flavours this Biscoff S’mores Eggnog No Bake Cake definitely is going to be a keeper. Within twelve minutes you have sticky, Lotus, marshmallows, eggnog mixture poured in small bread dish that you can… Read more »

Stuffed Calamari Bake

Stuffed Calamari Bake : stuffed with ham and cheese, baked with vegetables and potatoes. This Stuffed Calamari Bake is worth of every single minute you spend preparing it. Imagine guests arriving to your house after long, long drive, happy to see you but tired, hungry and thirsty. Once you sit… Read more »

Limoncello Truffles

Limoncello Truffles : Joined forces of Limoncello and white chocolate and no baking required. Just enough to make you smile. The heat is on people. And it seems it decided to stay. Since we avoid raising temperatures inside we make no bake desserts: Limoncello Truffles are perfect example of no… Read more »

Peppermint Brownie Muffins

Peppermint Brownie Muffins : Festive dress for best brownies ever ! Muffins shaped ! Just five more days until Christmas ! Are you tired ? I am. Almost everybody behaves like the end of the world is getting closer and instead of slowing down, we speed up for another several… Read more »

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 »