Mellow yellow I don’t think I am going too far when I claim this limoncello dessert is to die for. For fans of that fabulous Italian drink, this creamy, dreamy limoncello dessert recipe is an absolute must make. Kind of like a limoncello version of tiramisu, it boasts layers of sponge finger bisuits and a [...]
Dessert with a difference Don’t be afraid, this Italian inspired gelato recipe is an absolute taste bud treat! Ricotta is a quintessential Italian cheese and as such is used it lots of Italian recipes – both savoury and sweet. It’s found in some pasta recipes, in pizzas and calzones and commonly in ravioli along with [...]
Angel wings on Christmas Eve Cenci, also known as Chiacchiere, Frappe, Lattughe and Nastrini in Italian or Angel wings in English are delicious little ribbons of fried pastry, dusted with icing sugar and a popular festive treat during Carnevale (Italian Halloween) and other celebrations like Easter and Christmas. When I’m in Australia in December, [...]
A special Italian dessert recipe I think most people have eaten cannoli before but I don’t know many people that make them. It’s such a shame too because home-made cannoli are a true taste-bud treat that go far beyond the usual variety you find in Little Italy. A big reason for this is cannoli are [...]
What is Polenta? It’s as Italian as pizza! Polenta is a self-proclaimed second national dish of Italy, second only to pizza. What exactly is polenta you ask? It’s a coarsely ground maize that can be prepared in a number of ways and is a staple in my Nonna’s kitchen. Although not as glamorous as spinning [...]
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