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Pies

Lemon pastry cream pie

This lemon pastry cream pie is a true Italian classic and a real treat. I used Maestro Massari’s skim shortcrust and the recipe for pastry cream suitable for baking. The pie itself is delicate, dense, sweet at the right point. Garnished with sour fruit such as blueberries, strawberries or raspberries that go perfectly with lemon […]

legumes

Baked mushroom and lentil paté

This oven-baked mushroom and lentil paté is easy, fast, healthy and soooo good. It is a valid alternative for a classic baked paté for those who do not eat meat for health reasons or for personal food choices. This paté is dense, soft and rich in bold flavors such as champignon mushrooms, lentils and various […]

Pies

Coconut frangipane tart with ricotta and white chocolate cream

This coconut frangipane tart decorated with ricotta and white chocolate cream is a real treat. The crunchy pastry shell is filled with a quick version of coconut frangipane which gives it a delicate sweet and fragrant aftertaste. The creamy ricotta cheese has a milky flavour and it is enriched with the sweetness of white chocolate. […]

sandwiches

Mega vegetarian sandwich

These mega vegetarian sandwich is rich in vegetables, cheese and boiled eggs. The veggies are enriched with sauces and quickly marinated so that they are super fragrant, crunchy and fresh. This sandwiches can also be prepared in advance and eaten as a quick, healthy and super tasty lunch. Who said vegetarian sandwiches are boring? Instructions […]

buns and rolls

Salted butter and honey rolls

These delicious salted butter and honey rolls are a real treat. I used the Asian technique of tangzhong which allows leavened dough to be soft, high and fluffy. These rolls are slightly sweet and taste more like a brioche than simple breakfast rolls. The addition of honey and salted butter makes them fragrant and tempting […]

Savory cakes

Zucchini and corn slice

If you are looking for an idea for lunch or for a quick and easy dinner this zucchini and corn slice is the solution. Few easy steps and so much flavor. This savory cake is slightly sweet thanks to the addition of corn and bell peppers. It is enriched with cumin seeds which give it […]

Cakes

Moist carrot bundt cake

The idea for this moist carrot bundt cake was born when I saw an online video that showed how to prepare various decorations with chocolate including strawberries covered with white chocolate (colored in orange) to make them look like carrots. I thought this cute idea would be perfect for a fun and spring cake. So […]

beverage

Avocado banana green smoothie

This avocado banana green smoothie is an example that certain combinations of flavors can be unusual or weird but in the end it turns out that they are special and tasty. In this green, thick and soft smoothie I combined banana, avocado, kiwi and arugula. The addition of arugula gives this smoothie a slightly “nutty” […]

finger food

Homemade giant pretzel

The idea of ​​creating a homemade giant pretzel, perfect for an appetizer with friends, was born on a particularly warm spring day. As I was expecting an afternoon with high temperatures, I decided that for this occasion I would prepare a cold aappetizer with different kind of cheese, olives, fruit, vegetables, and sauces. I decided […]

Cakes

Ricotta cream cake with strawberries

Absolutely delicious this ricotta cream cake with strawberries is easy and simple. The part of the cake is a semplified sponge cake with melted butter that makes it perfect to be covered with light cream. The cream itself is made with Italian cow’s milk ricotta cheese, whipping cream and gelatin which makes it spreadable and […]