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Guinness Oreo Truffles

Guinness Oreo Truffles : no bake, reduced dark Irish dry stout with semi sweet chocolate truffles are your favourite St. Patrick’s treat this year ! The essence of every truffles dessert recipe is the concentrated flavour you add so every bite shows the basic ingredient. Guinness Oreo Truffles are not… Read more »

Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread

Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread : Dark rum flavoured chocolate cake bread !   Perfect festive Boozy Chocolate Cake Bread is so moist, loaded with chocolate, hazelnuts and dark rum ! In my family, this cake bread recipe is used for decades to celebrate birthdays and holidays and it really is… 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 »

Rolo Turtle Cookies

Rolo Turtle Cookies : simphony of chocolate, Rolos, dulce de leche and pecans 🙂 Finally, I have received my batch of Rolos. They were late for my son’s birthday  so I  made another favourite instead and it made my plans even better since there is another kid’s treat to post.… Read more »

6-inch Italian Easter Ricotta Pie

6-inch Italian Easter Ricotta Pie : vintage Easter favourite. This 6-inch Italian Easter Ricotta Pie is smaller version of what we usually make for Easter. Just like 6 inch Sponge Cake with Strawberries It is meant for little families or one afternoon treats. We usually make large, full sized ones… Read more »

Oil Cured Cheese

  Oil Cured Cheese : Fancy retro and simply cured cheese for your charcuterie board. It has been a while since I started to prepare vintage recipes using lard and duck fat and vintage ways of curing food to publish and they include Cured Egg Yolks and Oil Cured Cheese.… Read more »

Ruby Chocolate Truffles

Ruby Chocolate Truffles : simple to make but very special no bake treat. Since introduced to masses in early 2018. Ruby chocolate is considered as fourth type of chocolate. The taste is forest fruits alike, a bit sour, and could be combined with other chocolate types so you can create… Read more »