Coconut Sicilian Granita

Granita is a traditional semi-frozen Italian dessert from the ravishing Island of Sicily. The Sicilian granita is usually prepared with water, sugar, fruit juice ( lemon, orange, mandarin ) or other ingredients such as almonds, pistachios, coffee, cocoa, coconut or jasmine. It is traditionally served in a transparent glass and accompanied by the typical brioche […]

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Get Inspired By A Queen In The Kitchen And Win A Flight To Italy!!!

I’m flattered to be part of the #ExtraordinaryItalianTaste Photo Contest promoted by the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles in celebration of the “Festa Nazionale” (Italian National Day – June 2nd 2017). Take inspiration from one the A Queen In The Kitchen video recipes for a chance to win a flight to Italy! On the occasion of this special event, […]

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And The Winner Is…

Congratulations to KIM WATKINSON, the lucky winner of a family-4pack free admission to the LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show, the West Coast’s largest baking and sweets expo. Thank you all for entering the giveaway !!! A special thanks to LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show .

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HOW TO Make Pinwheel Pastries

Simple, fun and delicious, the pinwheel pastries are ready in no time. Watch my easy-to-follow video recipe and learn how to make them. For this recipe I’ve used apricot jam, strawberry jam and hazelnut spread but all jams, preserves or nut spreads work well. Keep it always homemade, simple and delicious. …if you like it, […]

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Potato Gnocchi

“Giovedì gnocchi, Venerdì pesce, Sabato trippa”. “Thursday gnocchi, Friday fish and Saturday tripe”. Italian saying. Thursday is the day on which people in many parts of Italy prepare gnocchi. Many restaurants offer gnocchi on theirs menus too. Potato gnocchi are traditional Italian little dumplings made with potatoes and flour, served as PRIMO (first course). Despite […]

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