Chocolate and caramel muesli

Waking up in a good mood is very important, and certainly having the same breakfast every day does not help, so after the crunchy granola muesli with almonds and raisins we had to present you a new granola recipe we are enjoying this very morning: chocolate and caramel muesli, enriched with crunchy toasted hazelnuts šŸ˜€ .  

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 šŸ™‚ ! 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 heartsĀ is not … Read More

Sacher Cupcakes

You certainly all know the Viennese Sacher Torte, the famous chocolate cake filled with apricot jam and covered with chocolate ganache šŸ™‚ . Today we wanted to stay on the topic, proposing the smaller SacherĀ cupcakes šŸ™‚ . PerfectĀ for an afternoon with friends or as a small dessert after a summer dinner, this cupcake will be an explosion of cocoa, and … Read More

Contest easter cakes: the winner

We’ve made it, after all this time we have prepared and tasted the 3 finalist recipesĀ of the Easter cakes’ contest šŸ˜€ . Before announcing the winner we have to tell you that all the three desserts were great and very different from each other šŸ™‚ ColombineĀ by In cucina con Marika: theĀ small doves are made with a brioche dough, lightly scented … Read More

Review of Torta 900 by Balla

We decided to inaugurate this new section of our blog reviewing a legend of northern Italian pastry: the TortaĀ 900 by Balla, Ivrea šŸ™‚ . No oneĀ precisely knows the recipe for this dessert, created and patented by the Italian pastry chef Bertinotti at the end of the nineteenth century, although many have tried to prepareĀ it … And to be honest, we … Read More

White gianduja hot chocolate

The time of a homemade hot chocolate has come! šŸ™‚ This time, however, we decided to prepareĀ a recipe less known, but equally delicious and suitable for adultsĀ and kids: white gianduja hot chocolate! The term gianduia indicates the simple addition of hazelnut paste to chocolate, in this recipe,Ā white chocolate. A marriage less common than with milk chocolate or dark chocolate, but … Read More

Contest Easter cakes: recipes in final

Hello friendsĀ šŸ™‚ ! Easter have passed, and the first part of our Easter cakes contestĀ is over.Ā First of all we want to thank you, you have been so many! We tookĀ some timeĀ to choose the finalists because all your suggestions were great and inspired us so much šŸ™‚ . And now, the three recipes that will prepare ourselves in order to choose … Read More

Chocolate chips muffins with orange zeste

You have invited your friends for a tea and do not know what to prepare? Here’s a quick recipe perfect for any casual occasions: chocolate chips muffins flavored with orange zest šŸ˜€ . Muffins are a little cakes from the Unites States, widespread primarily in the nineteenth century. The most classic version, with blueberries, is so popular that it has … Read More

Contest Easter cakes

Although our first cooking contestĀ has just finished, we’ve already prepared the second one… This time with a classic theme, but not less tasty: theĀ Easter cakes šŸ˜€ . Obviously the unmissableĀ recipe is a traditional Pastiera, the rich Neapolitan cake made with ricotta cheese and candied fruit šŸ™‚ . To enterĀ the contest, you need toĀ publish a recipe for a cake typical of … Read More

Hazelnut Nutellotti: cookies with Nutella and hazelnuts

Today to celebrate the 5th of February we had a special recipe: the Hazelnut Nutellotti :D! Mouth-wateringĀ cookiesĀ made withĀ onlyĀ 3 ingredients (mmm to tell the truth we added one more to our recipe): Nutella, flour, eggs and chopped hazelnuts. We have added the chopped hazelnuts to makeĀ the cookies more aromatic and to create a light consistency contrast: eating thisĀ cookies withĀ aĀ very soft dough … Read More