This dessert reminds me of something my mother would make us when we were young. Her meringue style dessert had the addition of ground almonds I believe. It was one of my favourite desserts she ever made, the crunch of that meringue paired with the creamy cold whipped cream, and burst of sweet berries; it … Continue reading Pavlova | Strawberries & Cream Meringue
With a long quarantine upon us (at least in Canada), and much more time on our hands to cook and bake, I have been experimenting in the kitchen lately. I think we can all agree that leaving our house to grocery shop has actually become quite scary. With that being said, I wanted to bake … Continue reading Carrot Cake Loaf | Cream Cheese Frosting
Today (February 5th) is apparently WORLD NUTELLA DAY! Well, that had me thinking of my favourite way to eat Nutella, and that would have to be in my homemade Bomboloni, or filled Italian donuts (Canadian spelling - doughnuts). I have made this recipe quite a few times, and I feel like I have really perfected … Continue reading Nutella Bomboloni | Mini Stuffed Donuts!
With the lovely Autumn season upon us (not to mention Thanksgiving - if you celebrate), this cold weather has me craving spiced baked goods. I know everyone loves a good old Pumpkin Spice anything this time of year, which had me brainstorming a few delicious recipes. I decided one of the most comforting desserts has … Continue reading Bomboloni | Pumpkin (Spiced) Filled Donuts | Thanksgiving Recipe
If you know me, you know the sentiments I have for these French sweets run deep... Ever since my first bite, back in 2010, I've been hooked! French macarons, if done right, are as beautiful as they are delicious. The perfect macaron should never be too chewy or crunchy. Rather, this delicate cookie should have … Continue reading Mastering The Macaron | Recipe with Chocolate Ganache & Rose Buttercream
Cannoli are easily one of the most iconic Italian desserts - and for good reason! Who doesn't love the combination of that crisp, crunchy shell, paired with a deliciously creamy filling? Using my recipe I will show you how to make the shells from scratch, as well as how to make a Sicilian inspired cream … Continue reading Homemade Cannoli – My Recipe for Cannoli Shells & Filling
Zabaione (or Zabaglione), also known as Sabayon... However you say it, is there anything better? If you've never tried this rich and creamy, yet light, and airy Italian dessert, you're in for a real treat! If you have tried it, yet never made it at home, you will be surprised at how quick and easy … Continue reading Zabaione – Easy and Delicious Italian Dessert
My recipe for these classic Italian almond cookies, known as Amaretti, were passed down to me by my aunt - Zia Rosa, which were passed down to her, and so on and so forth. This is the real deal! If you have never tried Amaretti you are in for a real treat. These home-made cookies … Continue reading Amaretti Recipe | Italian Almond Cookies