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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 »

Arancello from Scratch

Arancello from Scratch : Orange Liqueur, homemade. Arancello fatto in casa, ricetta della nona. Four ingredients only to have the best arancello made completely from scratch ! The best time to make Arancello from Scratch recipe is the one when you can get fresh, no chemically treated oranges. It is… Read more »

Pesto Pancetta Rolls

Pesto Pancetta Rolls : Super easy to make with your favourite pesto, store bought or homemade. Pancetta gives the very special smoky flavour ! To get eight rolls of Pesto Pancetta Rolls, you need 2 cups of Manitoba flour : It is named after Canadian province since it originates from… Read more »

Pangoccioli from Scratch

Pangoccioli from Scratch: Italian hot cross chocolate chip buns, homemade. Pangoccioli from Scratch recipe shows how easy it is to make these tasty sweet buns at home. They are so much more inviting than those packed in plastic bags, easy to find at every supermarket. We all know that food… Read more »

Ricotta Castagnole

Ricotta Castagnole, Carnival sweet dough balls. If you look through ingredients for Ricotta Castagnole, you may notice there is no sugar. It’s because these fritters are dusted with as much as you prefer. Tagged as dessert, they may be served for breakfast as well since they are so quickly done… Read more »

Ricotta Rosemary Cake with Mascarpone Icing

Ricotta Rosemary Cake with Mascarpone Icing; great reminder of snowy landscape, served on a plate : light and tasty dessert. This Ricotta Rosemary Cake with Mascarpone Icing reminds us how lovely it is to spend holidays somewhere in the mountains, having fun at remote cozy place …. in quiet environment… 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 : Italian rustic festive cake with chestnut flour, walnuts, rosemary and pine nuts. If you prefer experiencing different tastes and flavours, especially desserts with low sugar, this Castagnaccio is the one you are looking for. Earthy, nutty flavours with some rosemary, roasted pine nuts and walnuts make suprisigly tasty… Read more »

Lard Torcetti

Lard Torcetti : Italian simple vintage cookies.   Italian vintage cookies, these Lard Torcetti are perfect for any occasion; week day snack, Sunday afternoon coffee, holidays, gift …. Just name it. They are not of fancy kind. Not at all. They are simple and tasty. There is a short list… Read more »