After such a long silence (sorry readers, it couldn’t be helped!), I could only come back with a massive Continue reading
Struffoli Napoletani – mini honey balls
Christmas may feel like a distant memory now and New Year’s resolutions may prevail over scrumptious food temptations, but for me it’s not too late to tell you about struffoli – one of the most iconic Neapolitan desserts – and remind everyone that a bit of Continue reading
Palline cocco e cioccolato – mini coconut and chocolate balls
Sometimes it is heart-warming to know that there are yummy treats we can make in less than 5 minutes AND that will be ready to be enjoyed shortly after: no baking, no waiting, instant making and scoffing! And palline cocco e cioccolato perfectly fit into this category of treats.
What’s even more exciting is the fact 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
Caprese alle nocciole – hazelnut and chocolate torte
I know what you might be thinking: “Déjà vu!” Yes, and no. Caprese alle nocciole is a variation of the original caprese, which is made with almonds. But the method is slightly different and the taste changes dramatically with the substitution of the almonds with the awesome, legendary Continue reading
Pastiera – wheat and ricotta tart
The Easter theme continues, as in Naples it is not Pasqua without pastiera, after all! 😋 I have been counting the days until it was the right time to share this recipe. And admittedly I am a bit late and the Easter holidays are over. But I hope you will forgive me as Continue reading