Hazelnut cake with apple butter

hazelnut cake with apple butter

If you’re lucky enough to have apple butter as a topping, homemade ​​with organic apples, you’ll have the responsibility to honor it at your best. With one pot of my tasty apple butter in my hands, I had to concentrate on choosing the best matching cake. In my head, I was looking for something not too complicated, but not ordinary, and above all, with a rustic texture … Read more

Upside-down plum and cocoa cake

upside-down chocolate and plums cake

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I don’t like doing blood tests. I don’t like them at all. When my new family doctor prescribed some blood tests for a regular check-up, I would have rather changed the doctor instead of going to the hospital to do them. But it’s true, however, that I’ve behaved all my life more or less as a diligent person so I couldn’t wait longer than four months to bring some results to my doctor. Read more

Krumiri with hazelnut flour, lime and cinnamon

Krumiri with lime and hazelnut flour

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People who know me quite well know that when I put my mind on something, sooner or later I do it. It was like that for this recipe too, since I loved it on Manuela’s blog, I’ve only waited a few days to go into action. For foreign friends who follow me Krumiri  is a kind of biscuit born in the Piedmont Region, well known and really appreciated all over Italy. It’s funny because when I was in Italy, I dreamed of eating brownies, cupcakes and bagels, but since I’m in Canada I want to eat all the things I used to eat when I was in Italy. Krumiri are among these things. Don’t get me wrong, I can find Krumiri even in Montreal, but only in a few stores that import them directly from Italy for a price that is not really convenient. You will understand my pleasure when I tried to do them on my own, and immediately sent the recipe to my Italian friend Caterina, who sometimes is homesick, as I am … I slightly modified the original recipe using hazelnut flour instead of corn flour so choose the version you prefer, I’m sure that sooner or later you’re going to try both!

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