Almonds tarts or tartlets are one of the most loved pastries which span many cultures. From the Italian crostata di mandole, the French tarte aux amandes or the Portuguese tarte de amendoa, all hero one of my favourite nuts, almonds. These almond tarts are a sweet...read more
White chocolate is polarizing. Either you love it or you hate it. If you love it, you're usually pretty quiet about it. I mean, what with all the dark chocolate lovers out there proclaiming white chocolate to not be "real" chocolate and all the hoopla about the health...read more
Sticky and sweet, cinnamony goodness is the way I describe this Monkey Bread. According to wikipedia, Monkey bread is served in the United States for breakfast or a treat. Oh my goodness! What we Australians are missing out on! Monkey Bread even has a great catchy...read more
With summer fast approaching here in Australia, we all starting thinking of ways to cool down. A refreshing, not-too-sweet icecream is just the thing. This Vanilla Mascarpone Icecream is perfectly flavoured with just enough sweetness and a beautiful fragrance of...read more
For me, up until now one of the mysteries of US cuisine was the Shoofly Pie! Yep, it's taken me a long time! I remember reading about Shoofly Pie as a child and thought, how good is that pie that you have to keep shooing the flies away. How sweet smelling it must be!...read more
If you live in the US, you are probably quite familiar with pizzelle. However as an Australian of Italian heritage, I had never heard of these cookies. When I starting blogging almost 8 years ago (yep, that's a long time ago!), pizzelle appeared everywhere and I...read more
My little kitchen is in the middle of the sugarcane fields of far north Queensland, Australia. I hope to inspire you to cook and bake like an Italian.
Italians cook from the heart and for the love of those we feed.