Apple strudel from Fantastic beasts and where to find them

If you have watched Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, you’ll certainly remember the apple strudel that Queenie prepares for the stunned Kowalski 🙂 . Its fragrance enchants the confectioner almost as much as the beautiful sorceress. Once the scene was over, our usual analysis and reconstruction of the recipe began. Let’s start with the obvious, it’s an apple … Read More

Cocoa and citrus hearts

Saturday is Valentine’s Day, and you surely don’t want to miss the chance to impress and delight your beloved one with a fantastic and romantic dessert 🙂 ! We’ll propose cocoa and citrus hearts: chocolate sponge cake, flavored with lemon zest, filled with orange custard and coated with a thin layer of chocolate icing. The preparation of the hearts is not … Read More

Învârtită cu nucă: Romanian walnut cake

Today we’re going to present a dessert of Romanian origin: Învârtită cu nucă, a walnut cake rolled up on itself. The Învârtită is certainly a very scenic and tasty dessert, yet simple to prepare. The first time we’ve tried it, we marveled: it is a slightly sweeten bread dough, which encloses chopped walnuts and brown sugar, no spices at all; but the … Read More

Sweet carnival masks

Today’s reicpe is a cake that surely most of you know or have at least noted in bakeries in this period: the sweet Carnival masks 🙂 . It is a soft dough that is shaped into a mask-form that recalls of the Carnival. The dough is scented with vanilla and lemon and sprinkled with butter and sugar before being baked. … Read More


Il Panettone, the King of Italian Christmas cakes… Have you ever tried to do it at home? The process is going to seem long, but the yeast will make most of the work with five hours of leavening. The origin of the Panettone is told by various legends, and among these we have chosen a really pretty one. It is … Read More

Spicy molten lava cakes

Valentine’s Day is almost here, we propose, therefore, a transgressive dessert perfect to end your romantic dinner: molten lava cakes spiced with chili pepper, served with vanilla custard 😉 . These cakes are inspired by traditional French recipe of moëlleux au chocolat: chocolate cakelets with the peculiarity of being “half-cooked” so that the center remains soft. You have to serve the dessert nice … Read More


Happy New Year everyone! The first recipe of 2014 is a traditional Scottish cakelet, that certainly you have already heard about, the scones 🙂 : small rounded buns, slightly sweetened, served along with afternoon tea. We propose a dough with whole wheat flour enriched by raisins and cranberries. We tasted the scones the first time during our trip to Edinburgh, in a … Read More

Millefeuille with spiced apple compote and vanilla custard

We love experimenting and combining different culinary traditions! 🙂 Today recipe comes from that, a puff spiced pastry composed of three discs and stuffed with vanilla custard and apple compote. This small cake will satisfy both your palate and your eyes, combining classic traditions of Italian-French puff pastry, with the constant of German food, the spices! Once prepared remember to let it … Read More

Harvest cake from Drag me to Hell

Halloween is almost here and you do not know what to prepare for your guests yet? Could Harvest cake with carrots from the popular film “Drag Me to Hell” be more suitable? 🙂 If you’ve seen the movie you know what we’re talking about and you know what happens to the protagonist when she tries to eat her slice. And why … Read More

Red Velvet Cake

After having presented the Red velvet cupcakes, it was our due to introduce the unique and unimitabile Red Velvet Cake 🙂 ! The history of this charming cake with that white-red contrast that characterizes is very special, and even though we’ve already told it in the cupcakes, today we’re going to tell you again 🙂 . In the 20s, a lovely lady tasted … Read More