Archive | April, 2020

Cuccidati Crostata

Tweet Every year it seems our stash of Sicilian Christmas cookies are gone way too soon. So, this past Christmas, I saved some of the filling to make another small batch for Easter. Not feeling like baking, I came up with this crostata instead. It’s a perfect pairing with an afternoon coffee or for a […]

Continue Reading

Handmade Cappuccino

Tweet In Italy, coffee is more than a beverage, it’s an important part of every day life, a social phenomenon, a religious experience and one more reason Italy is suffering during this global pandemic. However, when at home, the Italian way of brewing coffee begins with the iconic Moka Pot. Unless you are a tea […]

Continue Reading

Triple Chocolate Pistachio Biscotti

Tweet I have posted many biscotti recipes over the life of this blog. There are traditional family favorites as well as those I’ve been inspired to create. Although a few contain chocolate in them, such as, bittersweet chocolate blood orange and  fig walnut and chocolate, I have never made a “chocolate” biscotti … until now. […]

Continue Reading