If you are under the opinion it might be difficult to make profiteroles, then just think you will be making very soft cookies. Cookies are not intimidating aren’t they? Even the most inexperienced baker can make cookies. So. You can make profiteroles. They are a breeze to whip up and you don’t necessarily need…… Continue reading limoncello profiteroles
Cooking for me is all about sharing. I have never been alone as long as I have been able to share a meal. That’s in fact how I made most friends in my life, around the stove-top and around the table. This recipe is for my friend Sandra who presently lives in a place that…… Continue reading brown sugar steamed custard
Porcini mushrooms and wine are made for each other. Pasta brings it all together, and the fresh pasta makes it a luxurious dinner. Make this for dinner tonight—even for one!
In Italy, the zabaglione – a frothy custard made of egg yolk whipped with sugar and fortified with wine – has been administered to the weak, to fighters and lovers for at least 500 years. Only in the early ’80s however, Loli Linguanotto, the chef of a restaurant in Treviso near Venice, conceived a dessert…… Continue reading classic tiramisu
FETTUCCINE IN A LEMON BUTTER SAUCE. There are days when having a good dinner it’s easy. Being a diligent cook, you will have some homemade fettuccine stashed in the freezer. OK, store bought ones is fine but of the fresh type, please! Now open the fridge and look for the following: Recipe 1 tablespoon butter…… Continue reading fettuccine al limone
HONEYED RICOTTA MOUSSE. I adore strawberries but this light and easy dessert can be served throughout the year with any ripe fresh fruits in season. Use artisanal raw honey with a flowery aroma such as orange blossom. Figs, peaches, melon and mango are splendid alternatives to berries. Recipe For the mousse: 500 gr/ 1 pound…… Continue reading mousse di ricotta
PANNA COTTA is a delicate dessert of mysterious history and Piemontese tradition. The name means cooked cream. For me, pannacotta it is a life saver as everybody likes it, it’s incredibly simple to make and looks beautiful. In addition, you can make endless variations by changing the topping or adding flavors to the milk and…… Continue reading Pannacotta with cold or hot fruit sauce