Category: Dessert

Chocolate Easter egg

06

Apr2020
A new step in the Easter tradition with this chocolate egg with a classic recipe of bavarois. The tradition of Easter eggs is a very ancient one, it derives from the celebration of Spring as rebirth. It is the only celebration in the Christian calendar which has a variable date, ... Read More
06/04/2020Carlotta Conti
Tangerine gelo Mandarino

05

Mar2020
Tangerine gelo. The mere mention of this dessert evokes a sensation of freshness, citrus scents, and summer nights. Tangerine gelo is a typical recipe of the Sicilian tradition. Whereas its origin has been lost over time it likely has its roots in the Arab-Norman domination, so rich in creativity, ... Read More
05/03/2020Carlotta Conti
zabaione mousse with biscuits

15

Feb2020
Zabaione is a fluffy mixture of egg yolks, sugar and a sweet wine, usually a Moscato d’Asti or Marsala wine. As a mousse, the addition of fresh whipping cream lends a more sophisticated touch to a very traditionale dessert. Cooked in a bain-marie, zabaione is usually served, still ... Read More
15/02/2020Carlotta Conti
Christmas log, Tronchetto di Natale

17

Dec2019
This Christmas Log, also known as Swiss Roll, is a great classic in the European tradition: it originates from the French Bûche de Noël. and represents the ancient tradition of burning a large log in the fireplace which started on Christmas eve and was supposed to last for the entire ... Read More
17/12/2019Carlotta Conti
Cantucci

06

Nov2019
These almond cookies are the quintessence of Tuscan food. They are extremely simple, and the goodness of this recipe relies on the choice of quality ingredients. I always make them on a wooden board because I love the sensation of working with dough, even if it is easier to use ... Read More
06/11/2019Carlotta Conti