Posts from the ‘italian desserts’ category

baba torta al la napolitana con crema pasticcera: {neapolitan rum cake}

September and October are favorite months for our famiglia. We celebrate two birthdays (Carina who turned 18 and I who turned the big 50) and we…

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flourless chocolate cake with chocolate-dipped orange segments & sea salt

St. Valentine’s Day. A day based on a somewhat confusing history of pagan fertility festivals and the romantic story of St. Valentine, his love of love…

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italian panettone

I have loved the tradition of holiday panettone since I was a child. This delicious yeasty, slighty sweet cake was featured during our Christmas celebrations and New Years Eve parties…

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juliet’s kisses

Friends and famiglia, as I prepare to sign off this food blog to travel to my parent’s home on the east coast of Florida and celebrate…

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rustic hand-cut pappardelle with ragu’ bolognese

  Our Thanksgiving celebration was unique and special for us this year as we were not with either side of our famiglia and feeling a bit displaced.…

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rustic apple galette with gluten-free crust

I grew up where apple trees abound. The fall harvest of apples played a significant role in my famiglia’s fall weekends. Apple pie is one of…

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ring cake ala romagnola

I adore simple cakes and desserts. I am not a fan of heavy, sweet frostings or cream laden desserts or snacks. I do appreciate our traditional…

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what i was reading…. 30.september.2013

{buon compleanno.} happy birthday. bon anniversaire. Today I celebrate the day I was born. I love my birthday; a chance to look back at fond memories and forward,…

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vanilla gelato

gelato or ice cream? My first experience with authentic Italian gelato was during my summer trip to Italia. I sampled many gelatos in Sora and Roma…

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