Hazelnut Crème Brûlée…Happy Valentine’s Day!!!

“Cooking is love made visible.” ~ Anonymous Hazelnut Crème Brûlée is my way to celebrate the “sweetest” day of the year. Crème Brûlée is a French dessert consisting of a rich custard base, topped with a layer of caramelized sugar. I flavored this scrumptious dessert with hazelnut spread and garnished with organic fresh berries. Happy Valentine’s Day!!! […]

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Valentine’s Cooking Class

Watch me LIVE tomorrow at 12pm on  https://www.facebook.com/foodiamocom for a very special Valentine’s Cooking Class at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles. Stay tuned and  Buon Appetito!!! #bertozziamerica #risoacquerello #oliomacchiozzi #iiclosangeles

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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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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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HOW TO Make Vegan Potato Roses

A few of days ago I bought by mistake a box of vegan puff pastry so I decided to prepare a vegan dish. I sliced the potato with the mandolin slicer, I prepared a spice mix blending sea salt, fresh rosemary and chimichurri blend and I shaped the puff pastry and potato slices into roses. I […]

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