Gateau au caramel et aux noix de pécan
The calendar I have on my office desk provides me one recipe a day and sometime it’s very hard to work with temptating images of delicacies right next to the screen! The same happens when I have someone working with me at my desk: you can see the eyes looking more and more to the photo instead of the screen and at the end comes the “why don’t you bake this cake for next...
Stuffed mushrooms with ricotta and walnuts
My sunday lunch was this wonderful and tasty dish! The recipe comes from a nice lady, very very passionate for cooking, who is giving me a lot of inspiration in this period. So, thank you Valentina for all your recipes and advice! Ingredients 300g cleaned mushrooms, stalks cut off 350g fresh ricotta 60g chopped walnuts A pinch of oregano 2 tablespoons of grated Parmigiano 8 slices of multigrain...
Pumpkin muffins - not only for halloween!
These little and quite healthy muffin smells of autumn…gnamm! Ingredients: 115g butter 175g brown sugar 115g molasses (I can’t find molasses, so I used honey) 1 egg 225g cooked or canned pumpkin 200g all-purpose flour 1 pinch of salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 ½ ground cinnamon 1 pinch of grated nutmeg 50g raisins Instructions: With an electric mixer, cream the butter until soft, add...
Martha Stewards always provides wounderful recipes for cupcakes…and if you like carrot cake, try these! Ingredients: 320g peeled and finely grated carrots 3 large eggs 1/3 cup buttermilk 2 cups sugar 1 ½ cups vegetable oil 1 vanilla bean (take the seeds) or vanilla extract ½ cup raisins 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon...
The dry cake that wasn't dry
Not every recipe has the right and appropriate name…this cake is named “Torta secca alle susine” that sounds like “Dry plum cake”, but why dry?? It’s crispy because you have a rich almond crumble on top, but inside it’s sweet and juicy. So, I will rename it “Crispy and juicy plum crumble”! Ingredients: 165g brown sugar 250g self-raising...