I love gingerbread cookies. And it always puts me in the holiday mood when making them. This year, for the first time, I decided to try and make the dough from scratch.
Panettone is one of the traditional italian desserts, usually associated with the holidays. Here is my attempt at making it...
One of the traditional desserts you encounter in Piemonte, is the hazelnut cake. I personally prefer Panna Cotta, but I decided to try my hand at the Torta di Nocciole!
Ever wanted to find those cookies you find at the breakfast buffet when you are in Piemonte? Well, look no further! Here is the recipe, so you can make Baci di Dama at home. Perfect for #WorldDessertDay You'll need: 100g Hazelnuts 100g Sugar 100g Butter 100g Flour 100g Dark Chocolate Here is how you do... Continue Reading →
Carbonara: not as easy as it looks I tried making Carbonara for the first time ever, and although there are not that many ingredients in the dish, getting it perfect is actually quite hard. But, now I know how to make it even better next time. Because it did taste good! I had run out... Continue Reading →
Many years ago, I stood in the kitchen at Casa Vietti and watched Nonna make gnocchi. She told me the recipe, and showed me how to do it, but I never did. I recentky grew my own Sage plant and since I don't really like sage, I decided that I would try to make Gnocchi... Continue Reading →
I love cooking and I've shared some recipes with you; Here are my favorites so far. Friday Pizza Panna Cotta Ragu Broccoli Rabe Ravioli
Ravioli - home made (clearly!) A few weeks ago I posted a recipe on how to make pasta dough. Here is a recipe on how to use that dough to make Ravioli! All you need is: The dough A pasta machine (or a rolling pin) The filling you want In this recipe I used 4... Continue Reading →
Piemontegirl loves pasta Piemontegirl, that's me! As you probably know, I love italian food. Especially pasta. Over the years I have had the pleasure of cooking with some local italian women, among those the mother of Elena Currado (Vietti) and the mother of Bruno (who runs Corte Gondina). These women are amazing cooks, and it... Continue Reading →