Testa di Turco (Castelbuono’s Dessert)

Testa di Turco (Castelbuono's Dessert)
Testa di Turco (Castelbuono's Dessert)

Testa di Turco is a spoon dessert of Castelbuono, an ancient medieval village a few kilometers from Cefalù, in the province of Palermo. Testa di Turco is a dessert consisting of layers of thin fried sheets of pasta dough which are interspersed with milk cream (very similar to Biancomangiare) and an abundant sprinkle of cinnamon.Read more

Bigne` with Tiramisu` Mascarpone Cream

Bigne`with Tiramisu` Mascarpone Cream
Bigne`with Tiramisu` Mascarpone Cream

If I were to imagine Bigne`with Tiramisu`Mascarpone Cream as a person I would characterize them under “easy-going” because that is the exact feeling you get while baking them. So, you may have noticed, if you are a frequent visitor of this blog, that I already wrote a piece about bigne’s ( or choux pastry) and you may also beRead more

Sfince di San Giuseppe for Father’s Day

Sfinci di San Giuseppe for Father's Day in Italy
Sfinci di San Giuseppe for Father's Day in Italy

What dessert do you think I am talking about? In Italy the father’s day is celebrated on the 19th of March which is Saint Joseph’s day, the father of Jesus Christ. The tradition that we do in my town, Alcamo, is to eat “Sfinci di San Giuseppe“. But in other parts of Italy they are called: Zeppole di San Giuseppe, Raviole diRead more

Bigne` (Choux pastry)

Bigne (Choux Pastry)

You may have thought that the bigne` was French, and you are wrong. The recipe is all Italian.😀  The recipe of choux dough was born during Florentine Renaissance court, it migrated to France in the middle of the 1500s because Caterina de’ Medici sent chefs to France for her wedding to Enrico II of Valois.Read more

Sbriciolata Cake with a thin layer of Sable Biscuit

Sbriciolata Cake with a thin layer of Sable` Biscuit
Sbriciolata Cake with a thin layer of Sable` Biscuit

Today when I opened my computer, on the front page of Mozilla Firefox  was written: “Eat dessert first today. Your taste buds will thank you”. So I decided to delight you with this dessert: the Sbriciolata Cake. There are several types of Sbriciolata. I am showing you today the Sbriciolata with Mascarpone cheese and strawberries.Read more

The Traditional Tiramisu`with Mascarpone and Coffee

The Traditional Tiramisu`with Mascarpone and Coffee
The Traditional Tiramisu`with Mascarpone and Coffee

Hello! I have an exciting giveaway for you, my recipe of the most representative spoon dessert of Italian pastries and the most delicious and loved around the world. Shout out to my friend Jack who’s crazy about my Traditional Tiramisu` with Mascarpone and Coffee! 😉 The Tiramisu` originates date back to the late 1960s at the restaurantRead more

Torta della Nonna with a Sprinkling of Powdered Sugar

Torta della Nonna
Torta della Nonna

Do you want to bake something very simple, delicious but without anything too complicated? Here is the ” Torta della Nonna“, a shortcrust pastry shell with a filling of a flavorful pastry cream (crema pasticcera), covered with pine nuts and a sprinkling of powdered sugar.                        Read more

Tasty Japanese Matcha Tiramisu` Recipe

Matcha Tiramisu`
Matcha Tiramisu`

Today I’ve got something special for you! A Tasty Japanese Matcha Tiramisu` Recipe. A breezy, green, and insatiable dessert, made of three layers of sponge cake soaked with  the most energizing and refreshing matcha tea, intercalated by a delicious mascarpone cream which is also one of the biggest components of the traditional Italian dessert, the tiramisu . A journey of flavors that hasRead more