Amalfi Lemon Cake – Torta di Limoni Amalfitana

I ordered several kg of wonderful lemons from Amalfi coast, so I had to find out what to do (I’m joking, it’s not a problem 😀 ), and between the many good things to do there was this simple but amazing cake, so perfumed, perfectly moist and it will keep its characteristics for days, almost…

Crostata/Tart with Frangipane and Bitter Orange Marmalade

Crostata is definitely the type of cake I do the most, and my favorite for breakfast usually, and what I show you now it’s really an amazing version of it 🙂 I wanted to do a recipe that could fit with the bitter orange marmalade we prepared this winter, and I think this cake is…

Kouign Amann

If you love butter, this is THE recipe for you 😀 This amazing recipe is typical of Brittany, and more precisely from the town of Douarnenez but it’s famous through all the country. Its name is in Breton language, and it simply means “cake of butter”, simple and clear 🙂 I have been reading and…

Ricciarelli di Siena – Tuscan Almond Cookies

I am not sure, but probably in Italy the Sicilian “pasta di mandorle” are the most famous biscuits of this kind, but the Ricciarelli of Siena have nothing to envy to them 🙂 they are some of the most flavorful and perfumed biscuits I ever tried, and I really love them (the Sicilian too obviously!)….

Torta di Pane – Stale Bread Cake

I love bread, good bread I mean, but not always I can eat it all 🙂 not a problem, we always do breadcrumbs that we always need in the kitchen, but this is another good way to use old stale bread 🙂 actually it’s not a recipe, it’s one of those things that people in…

Százrétű Kalács (a Type of Hungarian Layer Cake)

This is a Hungarian recipe that I was thinking to try since a while, and finally today I decided to do it. It’s a recipe I discovered on a Hungarian cookbook and on Youtube, made by one of the most famous food writers/TV conductors in Hungary (Borbás Marcsi), and probably my favorite because she is…

Kringel

This is a very good cake typical of the Scandinavian area, but also Estonia and also some other countries. From all the recipes I saw, this seems to be more the Estonian version. But there are various versions, also with dried fruits or raisins for example. It has a very old origin, dating back centuries…

Dresdner Christstollen

Christmas season was coming again, and this year I decided to prepare a Stollen, the typical German sweet for these feasts 🙂 It is a fruit bread that originated in Dresden, and it has a long history, and like most of the recipes with long history it has changed during the years. At the beginning…

Cake with Ricotta and Lemon

This is a cake that is very easy to make, very fast, but it has an amazing flavor, and a very nice freshness given by the lemon. It’s not the usual soft spongy cake, but it’s more compact and wet. You can choose the ricotta you prefer (cow, sheep or buffalo), what’s important is to…

Kakaòs Csiga – Hungarian Rolled Pastry, with Cocoa

If you have been in Hungary for sure you have seen this very good sweet 🙂 It’s everywhere, it’s definitely one of the most common pastries here, and if it’s well done it’s really good, and it has nothing to envy to a croissant 🙂 actually there are 2 types of csiga: the one with…