Baking is an exact science, and when a dessert fails, novice bakers wonder what went wrong. Why didn’t the cake rise? These brownies are dry—what happened? Should these cookies be greasy? If you’re a home baker, you know the struggle of having something you poured your heart into not come turning out as you hoped […]
Dijon salmon with balsamic lentils is a dish I often do for cooking classes. The trick to this dish is that there are many flavors that complement each other so well that this recipe becomes one of the best salmon dishes you’ve ever had.
Cuccidati are a traditional Sicilian Christmas cookie stuffed with a sweet fig center. There is no need to wait for Christmas or a trip to Sicily for you and your family to enjoy them. With this recipe, you can create your very own delicious cuccidati any time of the year and still enjoy a little Christmas cheer too.
I am sharing with you a very different Sicilian recipe in this blog post. It is a chocolate-filled cookie called ‘Mpanatigghi, or Chocolate Meat Cookies in English, that are a very traditional cookie that hails from the UNESCO World Heritage town of Modica. Yes, meat cookies! And they are delicious.
It’s time to slow down and get immersed in Southern Italy. Follow Franco on a “la dolce vita” road trip to Lazio, Campania, Calabria and Sicily.
Get excited, people! This amaretti-pumpkin twist on a classic tiramisu is absolutely delicious and would make a perfect dessert for your holiday table.
You just might be surprised to learn about these “superfoods” that just aren’t so super after all.
Historically Tunisian olive oils have been a hidden secrete, but now the veil of secrecy has been lifted.
So, while you’re busy trying to catch back-to-school sales, and the children have taken over the kitchen table to cover their school books for the new scholastic year, remember to turn your eyes to the great dinner possibilities that can still be made quickly on the grill.