Porchetta

Porchetta

When I was a signorina (young lady), I spent most of my summers at a volcanic lake in the South of Rome called Lake Albano. This picturesque lake is located in the Castelli Romani area. It is a shame that not many tourists visit this area as it is immensely beautiful and very romantic. The… Details
Panzerotti

Panzarotti

Panzarotti are deep fried pizza pockets filled with sauce and oozy, stretchy, melted, mozzarella cheese. My mother-in-law makes these at each family gathering and I kid you not, they disappear within seconds! My nephews usually pile up about 4 or 5 on their plates and make their nonna really proud! They don't even have time… Details
Danish Pastry

Danish Pastry

I am so over the moon that I have finally learnt to make this pastry, from a Masterchef no less! It is quite technical but well worth the effort. It is very indulgent (BUTTER! I mean heaps of BUTTER!) but for me there was a great satisfaction when I made lovely little croissants and Danish… Details
Danish

Apple, Sultana & Cinnamon Danish Swirls

Home made Danish pastries are the bomb! There is nothing quite like biting into crispy, sweet and delectable freshly baked goodies. These Apple, Sultana & Cinnamon Danish Swirls will beat any store bought ones and they will make your kitchen smell fantastic too! Ingredients: Makes approximately 12 1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored, finely chopped… Details
Woodfired Pizza

Neapolitan Pizza Dough

If you are after an authentic pizza base like the ones in the Italian pizzerias, then this authentic Neapolitan pizza dough recipe will not disappoint. To achieve best results, make sure to use a high protein flour (commonly sold as baker's flour or pizza & bread flour) as this has more gluten in it which… Details
Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana

Crema Catalana This Spanish version of a creme brulee is the perfect ending to a tapas meal. Smooth creamy custard topped with crunchy caramelised sugar with a hint of warmth from the lemon and cinnamon...oh yeah! Ingredients: 2 cups full cream milk rind of half a lemon 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder or 1 cinnamon stick… Details