Italian Cheesecake

Couple of days ago I was craving for something sweet, fresh and decadent. I came up with this delicious cheese tart that I named Italian cheesecake. This tart has a shortcrust pastry shell made from scratch with the highest quality butter and flour type 00. The filling is a delicate mascarpone custard. I topped this […]

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Crostata Di Fragole (Strawberry Tart)

At this time of the year, in beautiful SoCal, strawberries are fully ripe which mens it’s time for strawberry picking! Our favorite spot near LA for strawberry picking is the Underwood Family Farm, a NO-GMO, sustainable farm located in Moorpark (Ventura County). This time we brought home some pounds of fresh strawberries and my first […]

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Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi With Strawberry Cream Sauce

Did you know that California is the nation’s largest producer of strawberries? Its unique weather (warm and sunny during the day, cool and foggy during the night) makes California the perfect environment for growing strawberries.The harvest has its peak in the middle of April, so I took advantage of the strawberry season for cooking up this new […]

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