Category Archives: Cakes

Colomba Muffins #SundaySupper

This week we will be sharing Easter and Passover recipes for #SundaySupper!  I cannot wait to see what my fellow Sunday Supper bloggers have made, so make sure to check out all the yummy links at the end of this … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns with Honey Butter

Today’s recipe is not Italian.  In fact, I had never eaten Hot Cross Buns before moving to Australia 8 years ago.  Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten for breakfast on Good Friday and they are marked with a cross to … Continue reading

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Easter Recipe Roundup

Today’s post is not a recipe. As the title suggests, I will share with you my favourite recipes for Easter. In the Northern Hemisphere, Easter is in spring and many Easter dishes are linked to spring both in produce used … Continue reading

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Creamy Apple Tart

It is autumn down here… and it’s also been quite rainy in the last few weeks.  So, what better way to cheer the family up than baking a cake?  And being autumn, it had to be an apple cake!  I … Continue reading

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Sticky Ginger Marmalade Tea Loaf

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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Mille-Feuille

After showing you how to make your own puff pastry, today I will show you one of the hundreds of recipes that you can make with it: Mille-feuille, also known as Vanilla slice or Napoleon.  This is a classic French … Continue reading

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Sbrisolona

My series on Regional Italian food is back!  Finally!  Today’s recipe comes from the region I was born in: Lombardy and more precisely from the beautiful town of Mantova.  This area is a culinary heaven… but then again, what part of … Continue reading

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DELIZIA ALL’AMARETTO

If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Google+, chances are you have already seen a picture of this cake.  It was so delicious and it looked so pretty, that I couldn’t resist and gave everyone a sneak peek of it.  … Continue reading

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