Pecan Pie: The history of pecans can be traced back to the 16th century. The only major tree nut that grows naturally in North America, the pecan is considered one of the most valuable North American nut species. Continue reading “Pecan pie”
Summer pudding: You rarely see a summer pudding these days, possibly because they need some time and a little patients to put together.
Italian meringue: We are here to encourage you to whip up some meringue with our foolproof recipe.
The perfect, gluten free Amaretti cookie: We hunted all over the place to find the recipe for a perfectly gluten free, Italian cookie and found it! Amaretti cookie bites are simply referred to as ‘amaretti‘ in Italian. Continue reading “The perfect, gluten free Amaretti cookie”
Exploring ricotta: Ricotta is Italy’s answer to cottage cheese and best eaten ‘fresh, fresh, fresh!’ According to experts (the Italians), ricotta cheese will deteriorate and become acid quickly because of the amount of water it contains compared to harder cheeses that seem to want last for a very long time. Continue reading “Exploring Ricotta cheese”
Fresh fig and ricotta tart: This fig and ricotta tart was pure invention. When you have the same guests over a number of days there is an expectation to provide a wide variety of dishes throughout their stay. Continue reading “Fresh fig and ricotta tart”
Mixed berry cheesecake tart: We make no apologies for our berry cheesecake tart being rich, taste and extremely pretty to look at. More good news … because it is very rich, a little goes a very long way. Continue reading “Mixed berry cheesecake tart”