limoncello profiteroles

  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 equipment such as a pastry bag or syringe. I usually … Continue reading limoncello profiteroles

the limoncello factory leftovers

My mom has always produced industrial quantities of limoncello.  A set of tiny crystal tumblers and a lovely bohemian bottle full of the golden liqueur  was a permanent installation in her living room. She did not make it for herself, she hardly ever consumed alcoholic drinks, but proudly offered it to all guests at all times of the day. Ok almost, a guest was allowed … Continue reading the limoncello factory leftovers

limoncello melon mousse

This dessert is like a bite of summer and I am proud of it as it’s my personal creation. It’s a love story between a limoncello based fruit salad and a delicate panna cotta. Recipe Mousse: g 150 (5 oz) cleaned cubed cantaloupe melon 2 sheets gelatin 70 gr. ( ¼ cup)  sugar 150 ml ( 2/3 cup) whipping cream ½ teasp vanilla extract Garnish: … Continue reading limoncello melon mousse

homemade limoncello

. Since the Middle Age medicines have been prepared by alchemists and monks by infusing fruits, flowers, herbs and even woods in alcohol and subsequently sweetened. Some of these preparations were believed to be not only invigorating but also aphrodisiac. By the Renaissance the recreational use of liqueurs had become widespread in Europe, a fashion apparently started by  Catherine de’ Medici and her court. Making … Continue reading homemade limoncello