Cake | Pie

Chocolate and ricotta crostata pie with homemade candied orange

CROSTATA AL CIOCCOLATO.  I can proudly say that this is a family recipe. My...

Wholegrain fruit crostata tart

It's that time of the year when one day you wake up and suddenly,...

Gluten free apple cake

The're is nothing more comforting that to be included after having been excluded from...

Ciaramicola, an Umbrian Easter cake and symbol of love

CIARAMICOLA. I love this cake because it's beautiful and so reminiscent of ancient times. Ciaramicola...

Torcolo di San Costanzo, a medieval sweet bread from...

My hometown Perugia is well protected from evil. We have 3 patron Saints to...

Crostata pie made with farro flour

I have developed this recipe for my first article on "The American in Italia"...

Medieval apple and olive oil strudel

No. You are not pretty my dear, not even in that red dress. Before...

Braided brioche filled with sour cherry preserve

I live the strange life of innkeepers, working 7 or 8 months in a...

Brustengolo, an ancient Umbrian olive oil and polenta fruitcake

This is a very rustic and ancient recipe from my hometown Perugia. Not too...

Homemade Sicilian cassata

SICILIAN CASSATA. Nothing is simple in Sicily. So much has happened for innumerable centuries....