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Simply Apple Cupcakes Recipe

Simply Apple Cupcakes Recipe

This Apple Cupcakes Recipe is simply made with plenty of apples to fully enjoy their taste: 1 kilos (2 pounds) of apples and no other spices added. Most of the apple cakes recipes use cinnamon and just enough apples to barely taste them.  This recipe is purely an apple celebration, an easy way to enjoy cooked apples on a picnic or for lunch… Read more →

Torrone Italian Nougat Recipe

Torrone Italian Nougat Recipe

The Italian and the French cuisine have a lot of similarities, Torrone is one of the most popular Italian Christmas desserts and is the same French nougat recipe. Usually exchanged as edible gifts, torrone/nougat is a caramelized mix of marshmallow and honey filled with toasted almonds and pistachios. There are hard and soft versions, this is the soft one. Jump… Read more →

Light and Fluffy Italian Homemade Gnocchi

Light and Fluffy Italian Homemade Gnocchi

The traditional Italian homemade gnocchi are light, fluffy, they melt in your mouth and you can actually taste the potatoes. Very different from the ones already made which tend to have too much flour because they have to last longer on the shelf. My husband calls them lead balls. Also, some recipes use eggs, I don’t. My homemade gnocchi are… Read more →

Italian Bruschetta virgin olive oil and garlic

The Original Italian Bruschetta

Every Italian Barbecue starts with an Italian Bruschetta : rustic bread cut in slices and toasted over the charcoal. If you want to know more about Bruschetta read the article: 4 Bruschette Toppings Using Virgin Olive Oil Also find  out more about Jamie’s Italian Buyer’s Guide To Olive Oil           For instructions on recipes template see… Read more →

Bruschette Toppings using Virgin Olive Oil

4 Bruschette Toppings Using Virgin Olive Oil

If you want your barbecue to be complete, here are 4 bruschette toppings using virgin olive oil. (This post is in collaboration with Jamie’s Italian and his Buyer’s Guide To Olive Oil) Every Italian Barbecue starts with a bruschetta: rustic bread cut in slices and toasted over the charcoal. It is like the toast for an English breakfast, For Italians,… Read more →

Nocino leftover walnuts

Nocino Recipe After Dinner Liquor

This Nocino recipe is a family treasure, it was given to me from my Aunt Anna, my father’s sister. Jump to Recipe It is a great liquor to offer after dinner. While a cold Limoncello is great for the summer, the Nocino is perfect for winter. Nocino is made with green walnuts hull, which contains juglone and has antibacterial, antiviral,… Read more →