Tag Archives: merenda

Sweet Rosemary Nuts

Tweet This is a fragrant small bite (Merenda) that is just right for entertaining. These are no ordinary mixed nuts, slightly sweet with a kiss of spice, they bring a unique flavor to the party. I have prepared them for game nights, (served in individual bowls) used as party favors for guests to take home […]

Continue Reading
Finocchio al Forno

Finocchio al Forno

Tweet Italians eat fennel (finocchio) in much the same way as Americans eat celery, raw with perhaps a bit of salt. Tossed in a salad, fennel adds a wonderful aromatic crunchy bite. You may also enjoy it cooked, braised, sauteed, roasted or baked. Fennel is actually a bulb-like herb with little yellow flowers and is […]

Continue Reading

Grilled Peaches with Cannoli Cream

Tweet There’s nothing better than picking your own sweet and juicy fresh fruit from the trees. Sampling as you go with juice dripping down your arm, sitting at large picnic tables smack-dab in the middle of the orchard and eating a pancake breakfast topped with more fruit, sounds like a perfect day to me. YUM! […]

Continue Reading