Avocado Grapefruit Italian Sorbetto

I’m finally back home in beautiful Los Angeles and it feels like summer, so let’s prepare a refreshing sorbetto made with healthy and delicious ingredients such as avocado and grapefruit. Sorbetto  (Italian sorbet) is a frozen dessert made from sweetened water and fruit juice o fruit puree. Although it is very similar to the Italian granita, […]

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Happy Pi Day

Today is Pi Day, the annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π (pi). Let’s celebrate with a delicious Italian savory green pie because cooking is a lot like mathematics! Photo by Ale Gambini – BreadLoveAndDreams.com Servings : 6 Difficulty : easy Prep Time : 25 min. Cook Time : 35 min. INGREDIENTS 1 sheet frozen […]

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Food Is Love

I wouldn’t say that processed food, ready meals and even takeaways aren’t relevant to modern life, it’s just that over the past 40 years there are three generations of people who have come out of school and gone through their home life without ever being shown how to cook properly. Jamie Oliver How often do […]

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Homemade Sparkling Lemonade

What’s better than a glass of refreshing homemade sparkling lemonade to beat the heat? Quick, simple and delicious…enjoy 😉 INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water (for the syrup) 1 cup lemon juice (about 5 lemons) 4 cups cold sparkling water DIRECTIONS In a small saucepan prepare the syrup combining water and sugar, boil […]

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Lemon Hazelnut Ciambellone

I’ve always loved to bake Ciambelle, the traditional Italian cakes with the hole, and this one is a huge one so I’ll call it Ciambellone (big ciambella). This cake has a delightful, airy texture with a citrus and nutty flavor. I used to enjoy a slice of this delicious treat for breakfast or afternoon tea. […]

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