Tag Archives: dark chocolate

A class with Shamira Gatta: pasta with legumes flours

  I OFTEN DREAMT to make past with flours that were not of wheat or traditional grains and the class of chef and food blogger Shamira Gatta was the answer to the quest. She is a real master chef and watching her make pasta out of peas and chickpeas flours was an experience I recommend. The Continua a leggere..

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Double malt beer brownies – Brownies con cerveza roja

Italiano English – When comes to dessert or cakes, brownies are our first choice among the non-Italian food. Chocolatey, gooey, melt-in-mouth: they are the heaven for anyone’s taste buds. However, we cannot forget that the traditional recipes is full of butter.Español – Los brownies están entre los postres no italianos que más nos gustan. Chocolate, Continua a leggere..

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Torta paesana E/S

Italiano English. Today we are going to propose you a typical recipe of the Brianza, an area near the cities of Monza and Milano, in Northern Italy.  The main characters of the Torta paesana are stale bread and milk: if you combine milk soaked bread with a bit of cocoa, handful of raisins and pine nuts you get a Continua a leggere..

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Torta al cioccolato e caffè | Chocolate and coffee cake

Ecco la torta che è piaciuta tantissimo su Instagram! Creata apposta per la #nationalbakingweek e nata dalla ormai consolidata amicizia con il brand  di ottimi caffè solubili e aromatizzati,  Little’s, che da anni è nelle mie tazzine. Una torta al caffè, quindi, ma anche cioccolatosa e farcita di composta di frutta. Golosa, molto, ma sempre con Continua a leggere..

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Torta di mandorle e cioccolato

Dalla città dove l’organic food trionfa.Da Los Angeles a casa mia.Il cioccolato preso da Whole foods market, e poi le mandorle italiane e una signora frolla fatta da me. Ingredienti:150 gr di farina 00150 gr di farina integrale½ cucchiaino di lievito in polverepizzico di sale fino integrale90 gr di zucchero semolato180 gr di burro2 uova intere250 Continua a leggere..

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Ciambella alla menta e cioccolato fondente / Mint and dark chocolate cake recipe

Mio papà mi aveva fatto notare ancora qualche settimana fa che la piantina di menta nell’orto era diventata uno spettacolo, verdeggiante e profumatissima.Così stamattina ho raccolto un po’ di foglioline fresche e le ho adoperate per preparare questa ciambella casalinga.So che è già difficile convivere con le temperature di questi giorni e accendere il forno Continua a leggere..

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Creamy dessert – Postre cremoso

Italiano English. If you close your eyes and have a bite of this dessert, your senses would say: Tiramisù! Actually, this dessert has the same ingredients of the Tiramisù, but is quite different. This is a low sugar dessert: the bitter flavour of the dark chocolate sauce balances the sweet, velvety and foamy mascarpone cream; the coffee scented crumble gives crunchiness to the dessert, balancing its creaminess: you will Continua a leggere..

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Pistachio and choco cupcakes – Cupcakes de pistacho y chocolate

Italiano English. In a previous post we talked about the difference between muffins and cupcakes (see). In that occasion we baked some delicious muffins, so now we are going to test a recipe for some “green” cupcakes.  Actually, we used pistachios flour for the dough: it made our cupcakes soft, airy, tasty and gave them a Continua a leggere..

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Stuffed oranges

Italiano – Español We ate oranges all winter long. We had them as juice, with salads, we used the peel to give an extra flavour to our dishes and desserts. As they are still in season, we want to propose you a delicious dessert.This is a real fusion recipe: we got inspired both from the Continua a leggere..

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Nougat semifreddo

Italiano - Español “Torrone” is a kind of hard nougat: in Italy we use to have Torrone or Torroncini (when small size) especially during Christmas time. We usually have some torrone leftover after Christmas, so this is an easy way to make a dessert with it. It does not matter if you have a pistachios or almond or hazelnut torrone: the Continua a leggere..

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