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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 »

Rye Bread Recipe

  Rye Bread Recipe is homemade soft rye bread from scratch, made with two cups of rye flour, honey, some water and salt. Teaspoon of salted butter on the top is enough to enjoy the slice of this rustic, earthy and so tasty flavours with your favourite morning drink !… 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 »

Tamales from Scratch

Tamales from Scratch : wrapped in baking paper instead of corn husk, easy to prepare in your stove top steamer, filled with pork and served with Pico de Galo. Lard is the key ingredient to make the dough for Tamales from Scratch. It gives special porky flavour to the dough… 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 »

Rolo Turtle Cookies

  Rolo Turtle Cookies embrace the best ooey gooey ingredients we could imagine; nutty pecans, Rolos, chocolate and dulce de leche. Holidays symphony for everybody to enjoy ! Finally, we have received our batch of Rolos. They were late for my son’s birthday  so I  made another favourite instead and… Read more »

Classic Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Classic Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe : summertime comforting dish !   Before you start cooking Classic Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe, please make sure to prepare the dish that four bell peppers fit into. My dish dimensions are 8 inches in diameter and 3 inches high. It is important to place… Read more »

Sweet Cherry Cookie Squares from Scratch

Sweet Cherry Cookie Squares from Scratch : perfect sweet cherry filling made from scratch between two layers of cookie dough, sprinkled with sliced almonds ! My ex husband has an orchard in the back of the house. Since it is sweet cherries time over here, he brought us a bag… Read more »