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Italian Apple Pie with no fail pastry

Italian Apple Pie with no fail pastry

NNItalian Apple Pie with no fail pastry is always going to be popular. Take apples douse them in cinnamon, sugar and butter, put them into a easy, buttery pastry case and bake until golden brown. Perfection and so is the pastry. Need a quick dessert? I found this...
Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

This Homemade Granola has been a staple at our family breakfast table for a very long time. It’s simple, wholesome and tasty which is just what Homemade Granola should be. I like it with tangy Greek yogurt, fresh fruit and a drizzle of local honey. Very rarely...
Italian Sweet and Sour Peppers – Agrodolce di Peperoni

Italian Sweet and Sour Peppers – Agrodolce di Peperoni

Italian Sweet and Sour Peppers or Agrodolce di Peperoni are delicious and easy to prepare. Make double the amount, keep it in the fridge for a quick lunch or side dish. This recipe is adapted from Gennaro Contaldo’s Passione. His recipe only used two peppers but...
Lime and Blueberry Syrup cake

Lime and Blueberry Syrup cake

The making of this Lime and Blueberry Syrup cake was one of those serendipitous moments that happen when baking goes wrong but then turns out well. This is tangy and fruity and everything I wanted this cake to be but almost wasn’t. Olive oil and yogurt cakes are...
Panettone French Toast with Berries and Honey

Panettone French Toast with Berries and Honey

Panettone French Toast is a delicious alternative to simply toasting your panettone which in itself is delicious too! But this Panettone French Toast is whip up in a jiffy and the toasty crust  in contrast to the soft, custardy inside is just wonderful especially when...
Mini Ham and Spinach Frittatas

Mini Ham and Spinach Frittatas

What to do with all the leftover ham? Make Mini Ham and Spinach Frittatas, of course. These little individual frittatas are packed full of flavour and goodness using the delicious flavour of the baked ham you had for Christmas. Today is Boxing Day. A special day with...
Gingerbread Pizzelle

Gingerbread Pizzelle

These Gingerbread Pizzelle are fragrant with spices and molasses which make them perfect for Christmas gift giving. While PIzzelle are often flavoured with anise, lemon or vanilla in their home of Abruzzo, the easy batter can be adapted to whatever takes your fancy....
Mini Chocolate Chip Panettone

Mini Chocolate Chip Panettone

These Mini Chocolate Chip Panettone are so cute and delicious you’ll want to make and eat them year round. Your kitchen will smell amazing as these are baking and they are a perfect little gift. You are probably thinking that I’m crazy suggesting that you...
No Bake Pandoro Christmas Tree Cake

No Bake Pandoro Christmas Tree Cake

Do you need a great dessert for Christmas? This No Bake Pandoro Christmas Tree Cake is perfect. This makes a spectacular centrepiece, feeds at heaps of people and tastes delicious!  I’m sure you’ve seen the Pandoro Christmas Tree before but with a filling...