Lemon and Lavender Possets

Lemon and Lavender Possets

  I made these Lemon and Lavender Possets for my daughter’s 8th birthday party. I must confess I had never heard of possets before, but when I read the recipe, I knew I HAD to make them. It’s an English dessert that I thought would work well for the High Tea theme of the party….

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

  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 a great concept… each month you are assigned a participating food blogger to make…

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Earl Grey and Chocolate Shortbread Teabag Cookies

Earl Grey and Chocolate Shortbread Teabag Cookies

  I made these cookies for my daughter’s 8th birthday party. The theme was “high tea”, so these teabag cookies were perfect for it. I had seen them on the web before and I was just waiting for the right occasion to try and make them myself. I have used my shortbread recipe and added…

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Matcha Nama Chocolates

Matcha Nama Chocolates

  I have always liked Matcha sweets, but after going to Japan, I love them even more, especially when Matcha powder is paired with chocolate. In fact, in Japan you can find a huge variety of chocolates made with Matcha, including famous brands like Kit Kat or Pocky’s… yum! When we were in Kyoto, we…

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Rosette Cake

Rosette Cake

  I made this cake for my eldest daughter’s birthday party. As she turned 8, she wanted something a little bit more “grown up” than the usual fondant cakes. The theme of the party was “high tea”, so I though that a Rosette Cake would do the trick. This was my first Rosette cake and…

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Victoria’s 8th Birthday

Victoria’s 8th Birthday

  On the 16th my eldest daughter turned 8!!! I cannot believe it’s been 8 years already since the first time I got to hold her in my arms. She was so tiny! <3 And now she is turning into a beautiful girl. We love you so much princess and we are all very proud…

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Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate

  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 a great concept… each month you are assigned a participating food blogger to make…

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Griwech

Griwech

  Kouky from “Cuisine à 4 mains”, challenged us to make Griwech, a popular Algerian dessert that is a full flavoured delicacy that has both a melt-in-the-mouth and a crispy texture. Ohhhh this month’s Daring Cooks challenge was GOOD. As Kouky says: “Griwech is an Algerian pastry prepared with a thinly flattened dough, shaped in…

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Biancomangiare with Citrus Salad

Biancomangiare with Citrus Salad

Today’s recipe is all about Sicily. Last week I shared with you the recipe for Sicilian Almond Milk, a deliciously sweet drink. Besides drinking it plain, it also makes a great base for desserts like Biancomangiare. Biancomangiare (where bianco means “white” and mangiare means “to eat”) is a traditional Italian pudding and in its Sicilian version it…

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Frozen Treats ebook

The Cool Side of Summer eBook Giveaway!

THE ULTIMATE E-BOOK ON FROZEN TREATS IS FINALLY OUT!   25 frozen treat recipes to keep you cool all summer long. All the classics, Italian favourites and so much more. Easy to make, with or without an ice cream maker! Click here to read all about it! Hi everyone! I am so excited to be…

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Nutella and Chocolate Chip Wafers

Nutella and Chocolate Chip Wafers

Do you have some Nutella at home?  These wafers are so easy to make and they require only 3 more ingredients: sugar (better if brown), 1 egg and chocolate chips.  No flour required, so they are a great gluten-free option!  They are really crispy and will make everyone happy.  I loved them, but as I…

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Torta di Mele della Nonna

Torta di Mele della Nonna

Today’s recipe is literally called “Granny’s Apple Cake”, but it’s not my granny’s recipe.  It is indeed, a very classic Italian style apple cake, one that my granny would have loved.  I have a thing for apple cakes and pies.  I find them really comforting.  As it is the beginning of winter here in Australia (and…

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Nutella and Frangelico Gelato

Nutella and Frangelico Gelato

Since I came back from Italy, I have been craving gelato.  We had some amazing gelati when we were there and even though nothing can quite compare with the original Italian ice cream, home-made ones like today’s recipe come close to it.  I love to add a little liquor in my ice cream mixture, as…

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Lemon Delight in a Jar

Lemon Delight in a Jar

A few weeks ago, I have shared the recipe of Delizie al Limone (Lemon Delights), a typical Italian dessert from Naples and the Sorrentine peninsula, in the region of Campania.  They are a beautiful and delicious dessert, but they are very time consuming to make.  I had some of the Lemon glaze left in my…

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Razzleberry Pie

Razzleberry Pie

The combination of blackberries, raspberries and blueberries plus a crumb topping makes for a scrumptious Razzleberry Pie! As you know, I am travelling at the moment, so I thought of asking some of my favourite food blogger friends to come over and share some of their amazing creations with all of you!  I told you…

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