Have you ever wondered what do with leftover cereal? Make these super easy, delightful, light cookies, good for the Holidays and at any other time of the year. Continue reading Bottom-of-the-Box Orange Chocolate Cereal Cookies
Homemade licorice gelato recipe using milk and cream infused with pure licorice, a unique and very intense flavor.
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Hello my friends how are you? Have you had a lovely summer? While the North of Europe has suffered crazy high temperatures this year, we have had one of the mildest summers in ages. I can’t really say it’s been cool, but it’s been nice enough for us to venture out for wonderful day trips. As you might remember, once a year we love to … Continue reading Figs and Wine Tiramisù
Do you remember passionately wanting a unique Christmas gift as a child? One of my first gift-related memories is about wishing a blue teddy bear for Christmas. It must have been 1971 or 72. I even had in mind the exact shade of powder blue I still adore. I have always been a bit odd. I was not interested in a regular teddy bear, I wanted … Continue reading Spiced almond biscotti with candied orange and figs
My hometown Perugia is well protected from evil. We have 3 patron Saints to look out for us: San Lorenzo, Sant’Ercolano and San Costanzo. Nationwide, San Lorenzo is the most popular. One of the Seven Deacons of Rome, and therefore among the first to have been subjected to martyrdom, he is the patron of over 200 towns and villages in Italy. The legend says that … Continue reading Torcolo di San Costanzo, a medieval sweet bread from Umbria