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Pies

Chocolate pastiera – Italian wheat and ricotta pie

This chocolate pastiera is not a traditional verion of Italian pie but is equally delicious and irresistible thanks to the fabulous filling with cooked wheat, creamy ricotta mixed with candied fruit and dark chocolate pieces. The filling is wrapped in cocoa shortcrust pastry (original recipe by Ernest Knam) that makes it sweet, rich and simply […]

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Mascarpone and orange blossom tart

With the last oranges of the season I decided to prepare this delicious tart with mascarpone cream, cooked spelt and orange blossom scent. The idea for this tart was born from the desire for a tart similar in consistency to the Neapolitan Pastiera. In comparison this tart can be prepared not only during Easter time […]

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Broken heart triple chocolate tart

This decadent triple chocolate tart is perfect for those who need a super sweet moment and an extra hug. Those who know me know that I’m not a big fan of hearts, flowers and smiling dolphins and I tend to orbit towards the world full of wizards, vampires and starships so when I was given […]

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Gianduia chocolate panna cotta tart

I prepared this tart with honey and spices filled with delicious gianduia chocolate panna cotta as a gift for my friends. The tart shell is a version of honey cookie with ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg. The spices make this cake fragrant while the addition of dark cocoa powder adds depth of flavor. The filling as […]

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Walnut pie with golden syrup and rum

This fabulous walnut pie with golden syrup was born from the desire to taste the traditional American pecan pie. After consulting some virtual American friends, I discovered that I can recreate this delicious tart at home. I have replaced pecans with walnuts which, in addition to having a slightly soft texture similar to pecans, can […]

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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 that is 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 […]

World of coffee

Coffee custard pie

This coffee custard pie is for true lovers of bold flavors. The dark cocoa pastry is crisp and not too sweet compared to the strong flavor of the coffee cream. The cream is a type of a custard suitable for baking (I modified slightly the original recipe of Maestro Massari) which means it contains not […]

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