Chocolate Pastry Braid Chocolate Pastry Braid is a fast and easy recipe.  Perfect for when unexpected guests arrive or you just want something sweet.  Choose your favourite chocolate and dessert is served. Chocolate Pastry Braid Christmas is filled with family and friends and sometimes surprise drop ins, actually not onlyRead More →

Homemade Focaccia Pugliese Focaccia Pugliese, a simple homemade Focaccia dough baked with tomatoes, black olives, oregano and olive oil. The perfect appetizer or main dish. A delicious substitute for Pizza. Focaccia Pulgiese I have come to love making Focaccia almost as much as Homemade Pizza, I like the simplicity ofRead More →

Italian Christmas Bread An Italian Christmas Bread, full of nuts, candied fruit and chopped chocolate. Serve it at Breakfast or even Dessert, delicious with a cup of tea or coffee. What is an Italian Sweet Bread? This Christmas Bread originated in Modena (a city in the region of Emilia-Romagna inRead More →

Chocolate Canestrelli A delicious Italian Cookie, Canestrelli, crunchy, buttery with a taste of chocolate. A fast and easy cookie to add to your Christmas baking list. Chocolate Canestrelli Cookies These Italian cookies are perfect with an afternoon cup of tea.  A crumbly flower shaped biscuit which originated in Piedmont and Liguria.Read More →

Baked Whole Trout Baked whole Trout, Sea Bass or Sea Bream, a delicious way to bake your fish, the Italian way. Stuffed with fresh herbs, garlic and olive oil. Baked Fish With Christmas just around the corner, Italians are planning Christmas Eve Dinner probably as much as they are ChristmasRead More →

Soft Cut Out Honey Cookies Delicious Cutout Honey Cookies that are soft but hold their shape.  The Perfect combination, of honey, cinnamon and brown sugar.  A delicious addition to your Holiday Cookie Baking. Soft Cut Out Honey Cookies I have been on a cookie baking frenzy this last couple ofRead More →

Thick Italian Hot Chocolate Italian Hot Chocolate is a mug full of creamy deliciously thick Hot Chocolate, made with real chocolate and milk, the ultimate Comfort Food. Italian Hot Chocolate When my kids were little they would ask me to make Hot Chocolate and so I would, it was easy!  LittleRead More →

Vol au Vent Appetizers An easy and delicious Appetizer, Vol au Vent filled with a creamy Shrimp filling or a tasty Smoked Salmon filling. Both easy and perfect for Holiday get togethers. Vol Au Vent Once again I would like to share one of my favourite pastry ideas made withRead More →

Triple Nut Biscotti A crunchy easy to make Triple Nut Biscotti.  These delicious Italian cookies are made with walnuts, pistachios and almonds. The perfect Christmas Cookie or why not gift a few!  Triple Nut Biscotti Now that Christmas is here you can bet Biscotti are everywhere. So needless to sayRead More →