There are times when only a chocolate brownie can satisfy your craving for sweets. As I am much more careful about what I eat since starting the low FODMAP diet, I am not having as many sweets as I used to.
Orange Polenta Cake
If you are looking for a delicious recipe with a difference, you have found it! Here is my Orange Polenta Cake with Grand Marnier for you to enjoy.
Low Fodmap Blueberry Muffins
Since starting with the low FODMAP diet, I am always looking for healthy ways to incorporate sweet treats into my diet and these Low Fodmap Blueberry Muffins are perfect to have for breakfast or as a snack at tea time.
Low Fodmap Lemon Cake
Today I am sharing with you the recipe for a delicious Low FODMAP Lemon Cake. FODMAP (fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyol) is a term that describes a group of foods that contain indigestible nutrients that feed bacteria in the gut.
Italian Red Wine Doughnut Cookies
I love these Italian Red Wine Doughnut Cookies. I know it can seem quite strange to make sweet cookies with wine, but it is actually very common in Italy.
Today, I am going to share a French recipe that I often make at home: Blueberry Clafoutis. It is made with simple, pantry staples, that I am sure you already have at home!
Papaya Banana Bread
Today I am going to share with you the recipe for Papaya Banana Bread. This is a delicious breakfast treat and a great alternative to the more traditional banana bread recipes that you can find on my site.
Olive Oil Snail Bread Rolls
Today I am sharing with you a very simple recipe for bread: Olive Oil Snail Bread Rolls. I love baking bread. It’s actually one of the things I like to do the most.
With Easter just around the corner, I obviously had to share a traditional Italian Easter recipe! So, today I will show you how to make Easter Taralli.
Dairy-free Chocolate Muffins
I love muffins, especially for breakfast. I haven’t grown up eating them, as in Italy they are not something you would find easily when I was little. Italians usually have coffee or cappuccino with a croissant for breakfast, especially when eating out.
Italian Almond Carrot Cake
Oh cakes! I really love a moist slice of cake to go with my tea in the afternoon. This Italian Almond Carrot Cake is particularly good.
Green Buttercream Cookies
Are you cooking something special for this St. Patrick’s Day? I got you covered! These Green Buttercream Cookies are so easy to make and look really cute. They would be perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day themed tea party.
Vegan Mango Bundt Cake
Today’s recipe is yet another vegan dessert: Vegan Mango Bundt Cake. Since discovering that I am lactose intolerant, I have been experimenting quite a bit with vegan desserts.
Papaya Banana Cardamom Muffins
Today I’d like to share with you the recipe for Papaya Banana Cardamom Muffins. They are moist and delicious muffins that make for the perfect breakfast (or tea time treat, why not?).
Italian Vegetable Pie
Today’s recipe is a delicious Italian Vegetable Pie. It is very simple to make and it is lower in fat than a regular quiche, since it does not contain any milk or cream. You can use your favourite vegetables for this one and it is also a great way to finish off leftover vegetables lying…
Schiacciata alla Fiorentina
Tomorrow is Mardi Gras or Carnevale as we call it in Italy. Carnevale is a big event in Italy – kids even stay home from school! Everyone dresses up for almost a week and goes on parades with all kinds of floats.
I made these Peacock Cupcakes as part of my daughter’s 8th birthday celebrations. She had an India-themed party, so after making Mehndi Cupcakes and an Indian Cake, I thought to make Peacock Cupcakes to take to school for her classmates.
Just before Christmas, my youngest daughter turned 8. She wanted an Indian themed birthday party this time, so she and her sister could wear the beautiful Indian outfits their grandma got for them from India.
Vegan Apple Spice Cake
As you may know, I have recently discovered that I am lactose intolerant. That means that I have to also find new ways to satisfy my sweet tooth, so I am always on the lookout for recipes that do not include dairy. Good vegan recipes, like this Vegan Apple Spice Cake, are always great, as…
I love choux pastries. I could eat 10 all by myself if left unattended! So, this Christmas I thought of trying my hands at making the in-famous Croquembouche, a traditional French dessert made with cream puffs filled with pastry cream and then dipped in caramel, and piled into a cone. For some reason, I had…
Chocolate Yule Log
As you know, I grew up in Milan, in Northern Italy. Milan is in a fantastic area, just in the middle of Europe, which made travelling very easy even in the pre-low-flight-era. My parents have always loved Paris, so we would go there at least once a year, usually before Christmas. So, I have had…
Pigs in a Blanket Wreath
I love pigs in a blanket… they would always be served for parties when I was growing up, so I guess they remind me of happy times. I also love how easy they are to make. So this Holiday Season, I thought of serving them in a special way and I made the most delicious…
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