Tag: dessert

Limoncello Tiramisù with Blueberries and Raspberries –  In two versions

Limoncello Tiramisù with Blueberries and Raspberries – In two versions

Limoncello Tiramisù is my most beloved variation of this extraordinary and popular dessert.

I know,  you have already started smelling coffee and cocoa powder, but this time I need to disappoint you. This is not a classic Tiramisù. I have a recipe for the traditional one as well, but I think I should give an unexpected twist this week. Tiramisù is such a crowd-pleaser dessert that proposing creative alternatives should be a moral obligation!
The first time I tasted this fresh, sumptuous lemony treat was on the occasion of my 23th birthday. My childhood friend Antonella prepared it for me and I instantly fell in love. Although she gave me the recipe much time ago,  I made  many changes during the years that now I can propose my own. (more…)

How to make the seven pots yogurt cake – The easiest cake ever!

How to make the seven pots yogurt cake – The easiest cake ever!

The seven pots yogurt cake, or as I call it, the cake anyone can make, is such an easy recipe that even a 5-year-old child could barely fail. Seriously, it’s so simple that I even feel dumb posting an article about it. You make it once and then you never have to look at the ingredients or instructions again!

Honestly, I have yet to meet somebody in Italy who hasn’t eaten this for breakfast at least once. Whenever I go visit my parents and my mother prepares it, a feeling of nostalgia takes over me. During the years, countless breakfasts and merende were accompanied by a piece (or two, or three) of this soft and moist cake with a delicious crispy crust! Just the smell of it all over the kitchen – so delicate and with a note of vanilla – is enough to drive me to a dreamy-like state. (more…)