Marsala Gelato with Pumpkin Sauce

Marsala Gelato with Pumpkin Sauce

Today’s recipe is inspired by the month of October.  I know I say this often, but to me getting used to what I still consider “reversed” seasons is almost impossible. So October is still autumn to me, even though down here we are in the middle of spring!  That is why, I decided that combining…

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Caramel Apple Bars

Caramel Apple Bars

Winter, I love it.  I know I may be among the few people out there who prefer winter and cold weather to summer… but I have always loved it.  I love short days, cozy evenings reading on the couch covered with an old woollen blanket while sipping a cup of hot tea.  Even better if…

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Salted Caramel Gelato

Salted Caramel Gelato #SundaySupper

This week the Sunday Supper team is sharing recipes for food that is served cold… as the majority of the group is based in the Northern hemisphere and it is a hot summer up there at the moment.  It has actually been quite cold down here lately.  I do not mind it one bit though, as…

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Watermelon Gelato

WATERMELON GELATO

Today, for my Regional Italian dish series, I am going to take you all back to Sicily with the perfect summer recipe.  I know, I know… it’s winter down here and it’s also been quite cold lately, but my family and friends are enjoying summer in Europe, so I thought of publishing this today.  I…

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WALNUT AND ORANGE GELATO WITH CHOCOLATE SYRUP

I love ice cream and not only in summer!  Today’s recipe in fact, is perfect for autumn/winter as it is made with walnuts and candied orange zest   These flavours always make me think of autumn, cold days and cozy nights.  The home-made chocolate syrup adds a touch of decadence to the whole dessert which is always…

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Coffee and Kahlua Gelato

COFFEE AND KAHLUA GELATO

Today’s recipe is a spin off of my Bailey’s Ice cream.  Actually, I wanted to make Bailey’s Ice cream and got all the ingredients for it… until I realised I did not have enough Baileys!  Aaargh!  That’s when I looked inside my liquor cabinet and saw Kahlua!  Mmmmm I love coffee gelato, it is actually…

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PARMIGIANO REGGIANO GELATO

Today I want to share with you a recipe that may sound unusual, but it is one of the best appetisers I have eaten in a looong time: gelato made with Parmigiano Reggiano!  It is very easy to make, yet it is very fancy… it is one of those dishes that I love serving at…

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PISTACHIO GELATO

Sicily is very famous for its nut production, especially almonds and pistachios.  There is a town in the Eastern part of Sicily called Bronte which is reknowed for the quality of the pistachios that grow in the area.  I wanted to make ice cream and serve it in a brioche (as it is typically served on…

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FOODBUZZ 24X24: SICILIAN STREET FOOD NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

The majority of you know that, even though I now live in Australia, I was born in Milan – Italy, by Sicilian parents and even though I was brought up in one of the most glamorous and fashionable cities of the world, I have always been attracted to the simple yet amazingly delicious food that…

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GELATO DI CASTAGNE – CHESTNUT ICE CREAM

This is one of those recipes that I sometimes create on the spur of the moment because I do not want to waste something that I have left over from another recipe.  Don’t these kinds of recipes often turn out terrific?  I had some sweet chestnut infused milk left over from making Mont Blanc and…

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