LA Cookie Con & Sweets Show 2017 + Giveaway

Dear foodies and sweets enthusiasts, the 3rd Annual LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show Returns February 18-19! The West Coast’s largest baking and pastry expo will take place February 18 & 19, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. With nearly 50,000 guests expected throughout the weekend, sweets enthusiasts can enjoy free samples from over 275 local shops […]

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The Art Of Baking Bread At Home

“Bread baking is one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells… there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel, that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony […]

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Merry Christmas With A Queen In The Kitchen

“Do give books – religious or otherwise – for Christmas. They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.” – Lenore Hershey Amazon.com (US), CA, Amazon Europe: (IT, FR, ES, DE) and UK. Eat, drink and be merry! Thank you Angelica , my everything! Thank you Barbara Lamperti – Buona Pappa Thank you James Valentine – Maroon 5 Thank you Chef […]

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Spinach and Ricotta Malfatti

The Italian word Malfatti literally means “badly shaped”, but despite their name Malfatti are delicious dumplings made with fresh ricotta cheese and spinach. This is a traditional Lombard first course but it can be found in other regions under different names. In the city of Florence they are called GNUDI (naked) and in Trentino Alto Adige […]

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Fall Giveaway!!!

The Fall Giveaway is up!!! In celebration of this beautiful season, I’ll be giving away WORLDWIDE a signed copy of my new book A Queen In The Kitchen. To enter, just follow these simple rules: – Follow my account on Instagram www.instagram.com/breadloveanddreams – Like my FB page www.facebook.com/Breadloveanddreams – Tag two friends on  www.instagram.com/breadloveanddreams original post. The giveaway […]

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