Chocolate Salami

Chocolate Salami and Variations This dessert is widespread throughout Italy and suitable for any holiday. In Emilia-Romagna, this sweet worked traditionally packaged in the Easter period. It is also widespread in Naples and in the Mantua area. Its origins appear to be Portuguese, not Italian, but it was very popular in Italy in the recent […]

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Carnevale Cookies

Do Not Start your Diet as Yet…  The “Crostoli” are typical “Carnevale only Cookies”, they appear on pasticcerie at the beginning of February until Carnevale, and then that’s it until next year. These crunchy and delicate cookies are called with different names depending on the regions of origin: Chiacchiere and Lattughe (lettuce) in Lombardy, Cenci […]

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Easy-easy Crumbly Cake with One Egg

This is a simple, fool-proof little cake to make on an winter Sunday afternoon to beat the blues along with a cup of tea, maybe while waiting for a favorite TV show. It was a recipe passed over in my family, ones of those found written in the back of the envelope! 😊 I recall […]

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Marron Glacé aka Glazed Chestnuts

For the original recipe we use a particular variety of chestnuts, the so-called marroni that are first syrupy-ed and then glazed … in short, to get the homemade glazed chestnuts known all over the world as marron glacé, you will have to work a little. The origins of the marron glacé as we know them […]

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