When the summer approaches and there seems to be little hope for sunshine and blue skies, I find comfort in making a crostata alla frutta estiva. A rainbow of bright and yummy fresh fruit that Continue reading
Pizza crema e amarene – black cherry and custard tart
I know what you are thinking, because I have great powers that include reading people’s minds, but yes: pizza crema e amarene is the actual name for this superduper tart. The pastry is soft and the custard combined with the conserve is to die for.
I have fond memories of pizza crema e amarene as my mamma Mariolina would Continue reading
Monachine napoletane – custard and morello cherry parcels
There is something fascinating about using recipes that were born centuries ago. That is the case for monachine napoletane (little nuns): delightful puff pastry cakes with a yummy filling of crema pasticcera (custard, which must be home-made) and morello cherry conserve.
Nuns and monks were renowned for Continue reading