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 šŸ™‚ . 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

No-bake pumpkin cheesecake

Although these days it’sĀ still very warm, the first leaves of the trees have turned golden and the first pumpkins are ripe at last… What better way to introduce a new no-bakeĀ pumpkin cheesecake?? We had already presented a pumpkin cheesecake too a lot of time ago, a classic baked cheesecake with eggs and Philadelphia cheese. TheĀ today’s recipe is an egg-free cheesecake, … Read More

Chicken bastilla

Chicken bastillaĀ is a traditional savory pie from Morocco. A brittle warka doughĀ shell Ā contains a multitude of flavors: tasty chicken with saffron and ras el hanout,Ā spicy omelet, toasted almonds scented with orange blossom water; all topped with powdered sugar and cinnamon šŸ˜€ . Yes, for the Italian conception of the savory-sweet this recipe may saoundĀ strange, but itĀ really is tasty and spectacular… … Read More

Mrouzia: meat tagine with almonds and raisins

Today we’re going back to Middle East to prepare together one of the most famous Moroccan tagine! The Mrouzia is a meat tagine sweetened with honey and raisins, and served with a delicate mix of spices and toasted almonds.   Traditionally Mrouzia is prepared with lamb, but it is excellent and much more delicate prepared with beef. The flavor of … Read More

Pizza with cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers and honey

Months ago we presented you the recipe for the Half Wholemeal Pizza dough, but we realized we had’tĀ proposed anything to use it yet! šŸ˜‰ So here’s a white pizza with cherry tomatoes, sweet peppers and onions, flavored with a spicy honey to recall Middle East šŸ™‚ .

Spicy mulled white wine eggnog

Could we leave you without a sauce with which to enjoy the panettone? Absolutely not! Eggnog, you know, it is traditional in this time of year, but we wanted to give it a new flavour that connected it to Christmas even more šŸ™‚ ! So we’ve added some spices to the traditionalĀ recipe… AndĀ theĀ Spicy mulled white wine eggnog was born. Firstly … Read More

Pain Ć©pices tiramisu

We have reached the grand finale of the Christmas dinner, and for such an important occasion dessert must be not only good, but also scenic and well presented, so we propose a tasty pain d’Ć©pices tiramisu served in single-portion cups šŸ™‚ . Layers of sponge cake lightly spiced with anise and all spice, wet with a little drop ofĀ Grand Marnier, … Read More

Millefeuille with spiced apple compote and vanilla custard

We love experimenting and combining different culinary traditions! šŸ™‚ Today recipe comes from that, a puff spiced pastry composedĀ of three discs and stuffed with vanilla custard and apple compote. This small cake will satisfy both your palate andĀ 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

Pastiera – Easter Neapolitan tart

We’re concluding the lunch menu for Easter with a traditional tart from Neples, Italy: an sweet dough enclosing a rich cream made with ricotta cheese, cooked wheat, candied fruit, eggs and spices. We are sure that you have already figured out what recipe is that… The unmistakable Pastiera šŸ˜€ . To prepare a good pastiera time and patience are indispensable, … Read More