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Desserts

Nutella Cookies with Filling (Nutellotti)

Nutellotti are one of the easiest cookies you can make. With only 3 ingredients, and 10 minutes in the oven they are simply irresistible. I’m yet to see an Italian family that doesn’t have a jar of nutella in the cupboard. And it’s arguably one of the most addictive spreads on the PLANET! What can …

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Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Cream Filling

Fragrant and soft shortbread lemon cookies is a simple treat for almost any occasion. They’re a great company for your morning coffee or afternoon tea. You can even put a couple in a plastic bag and throw them in your purse. It’s always good to have something to munch on 😉 And these cookies become …

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Fresh Peach Crostata with Vanilla Custard

Picture-perfect, mouth watering peach crostata doesn’t need a lot of convincing. Just think of soft, creamy vanilla custard topped with fresh peach wedges. And all this on a delicious Italian crostata base. Both pastry cream and shortcrust dough can be prepared in advance. So it’ll only take a few minutes to assemble this colorful tart. …

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Classic Pastry Cream Recipe (For Desserts, Cakes, Tarts and More!)

Everyone who bakes, even occasionally, should have this classic pastry cream recipe. It’s one of those decadent classics that’s never out of fashion, always in season, and there are TONES of ways it can be used. Starting from enjoying it as a treat all on its own. Simply top it with seasonal berries, cinnamon or …

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Lemon Semifreddo with Ricotta & Fresh Mint Sauce

Semifreddo is an Italian, fluffy, light, semi frozen mousse dessert that just screams summer. If you’ve never heard of semifreddo, this is going to be a luscious discovery. It’s simple to make and requires no special equipment whatsoever. Semi frozen, as the name “semifreddo” implies it’s essentially a frozen mousse. It’s flavor falls in between …

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