Archive For The “Desserts” Category

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

It is pumpkin spice time again and it is time to enjoy one of my favorite fall flavors yet again. Although Italians do not use winter squash often in desserts, muffins surprisingly enough, are becoming more and more commonplace here in Italy and are sold in many grocery stores and local coffee bars. Zucca, or…

Chocolate Pear Ring Cake {Ciambelle alle Pere e Chocolate}

I think most cooks have a preference of either baking sweets or preparing savory dishes in the kitchen. I have never considered myself a baker as baking requires precise measurements and often takes a great deal of time. I love cooking in either of my kitchens, but I prefer making things that do not require careful…

Zucchini Spice Bread

We are officially back in Umbria for a couple of months, It truly feels great to be back although we always have a lot to clean and organize when we return every trip, and I have a hard time relaxing until my house is clean and put in order. We almost have the farmhouse completed,…

Red White and Blue Recipes

Red White and Blue Recipes

Trying to find some festive ideas for the 4th of July? Here is a great roundup of Red White and Blue Patriotic ways to wow your guests. From savory to sweet, you will havea fun filled Patriotic, flag themed celebrations for all your friends and family. Every year we plan a large festive party at…

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