Posts tagged ‘dolci’

magozino di limone italiano: {italian lemon crostada}

It was my first trip to the Amalfi coast in Italia. The train ride from the north was wonderful. There really is nothing like a European…

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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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crostata di pesca: {peach crostata}

Summer is the best time to take advantage of some of the best fresh imported and local fruits at the peak of their flavors and textures.…

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koulourakia {greek sesame twist cookies}

My parents have told me hundreds of stories of when they first arrived in New York from Italia. They had to learn so much and were…

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mini limoncello and lemon tortes

Sweet treats and indulgences are one of my life’s secret luxuries. There are those of us who love chocolate (I adore dark chocolate) and those of…

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finland: cardamom sweet bread {pulla}

I love early mornings where I can sit quietly with my freshly brewed espresso or cappuccino and a breakfast treat that is just slightly sweet. There…

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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 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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espresso & dark chocolate brownies

Espresso and dark chocolate. These two luxurious ingredients were born soul mates in my book. I throughly enjoy anything that incorporates the intensity and smokiness of…

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