The idea of making ice cream on my own has always teased me. I tried to prepare ice cream with and without the ice cream-maker. Honestly, I had better outcomes without the machine; see the ice lemon and basil ice cream and the ricotta ice cream.
I have already said everything about lemon and it might be redundant saying again how deep is my passion for this citrus fruit. The “odd news” here is the “marriage” with the cocoa nibs, in other words the cacao beans that have been roasted, separated from their husks, and broken into smaller pieces. Read more
I love all kinds of cookies, but I admit that I’m not a good baker of them. First because often I don’t guess the right cooking time, and let us speak the truth, making a cake is faster, no need to struggle with the dough that sticks to your hands or with the shape that does not look like you had imagined … Read more
I’ve already told you that the sweet side of this Christmas is that it will be full of spices and ginger. I know that maybe it’s not very original, but I cannot disregard my “food inclinations” especially for Christmas! In the light of results, no regrets at all! Read more
Christmas approaches, and being the child I am, I’m counting downs the days (- 13). Since I’ve been using ginger everywhere else, I decided not to perform the classic “gingerbread” but “breadmen” as sweet and fun as the others. “My men” come from Germany and Switzerland (German canton) and they are prepared in occasion of the feast of St. Nicholas, December 6th, I’m quite late posting them now, but I was waiting to be in my hometown with my family in order to have the perfect atmosphere. Read more