HOW TO Make Chocolate Rolls

  Learn HOW TO Make Chocolate Rolls simply following my super easy  video recipe. You’ll only need three ingredients : puff pastry, chocolate chips and egg yolk. Chocolate rolls are mini size puff pastry rolls filled with mini chocolate chips. I’ve used the semi-sweet chocolate chips but you can fill them with your favorite chocolate chips […]

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Chocolate Chips Canestrelli

  Canestrelli are traditional old-fashioned Italian shortbread cookies from Piedmont and Liguria regions (Italy). They come flower-shaped and covered with plenty of confectioners’ sugar. The secret for baking authentic Canestrelli is to hard boil the egg yolks. I gave to the traditional recipe a chocolatey twist adding mini-chocolate chips to the cookie dough. Enjoy these […]

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Zuccotto Meringato

Recipe and photo by Ale Gambini – BreadLoveAndDreams.com The idea of this scrumptious dessert came to my mind thinking about three of my favorite elements of the Italian Art of Pastry : Pan di Spagna, Zuccotto and Meringata. Pan di Spagna is the traditional Italian sponge cake used as a base for many Italian desserts. […]

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Chocolate Pumpkin Cake

To tell the truth I’ve never been a huge fan of pumpkin. Only when I moved to the US I revalued this beautiful, orange squash. Lombardy, the northern Italian region where I came from, has a long and strong tradition of pumpkin recipes and the Chocolate Pumpkin Cake is one of them. Despite of its […]

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