Latest Recipes

Susamelle ( o susamieli)

Tidbits...    This recipe, a traditional recipe from Ciociaria (the area where we live) was handed down by our dear Zia Erminia.   These biscotti are...

Fig Lemon Jam

Tidbits...The sublime taste of figs freshly picked from the tree is something I discovered since I moved to Italy.  They are still warm from the...

Bufala Ricotto with Prickly Pear Syrup (Marmalade)

Tidbits...This syrup (marmalade) is smooth and clear with a vibrant red-orange color. I like the consistency and use it with panna cotta, several types of...

Quince Cranberry Marmalade

Tidbits...It was not until I moved to Italy that I re-discovered the quince.  I remember at my grandparents home that old tree with the gnarly...

Chocolate Cupcakes

Graveyard cupcakes for your Halloween "Boo Bash".  Decorate them in your own spooky way....

Pumpkin Cake Pops

Tidbits...An autumn twist on cake-pops.  I used my lowfat pumpkin bread base dipped in dark chocolate  with a topping of autumn leaf sprinkles and nuts...