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Bah Bah Rum – Original Italian Recipe

Baba Baba Rum Original Italian Recipe * A rum baba or baba au rhum (Bah Bah Rum) is a small yeast cake saturated in syrup made with hard liquor, usually rum, and sometimes filled with whipped cream or pastry cream. It is most typically made in individual servings (about a two-inch-tall, slightly tapered cylinder) but sometimes […]

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“Let’s Have Coffee” – Remembering our Great-Grandparents at Christmas

“Let’s Have Coffee” December 23rd Remembering our Great Grandparents at Christmas * While enjoying an Almond Baguette and a Ricotta Pie Frank, two days before Christmas encourages us to remember our  Great Grandparents  Frank talks about those forgotten people from our past that even though we may not have actually known them… we still love […]

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Frank’s Thought Growin’ Up Italian Zeppole – A Delicious Tradition

Zeppole A Delicious Tradition * Ever since I can remember I have had a love affair with Zeppole. My Grandmother used to make them for us especially over the Christmas holidays. Fresh and sprinkled with confectioner sugar OMG… They are unbelievably delicious. The only problem is that you can’t stop eating them.  If you want […]

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How To Make SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS CAKE

The best cake ever…!!! * Can you believe that’s not a “real” pot of spaghetti and meatballs? * Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this creative recipe.

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Bocche di Dama – Rossella Rago – Cooking with Nonna

Bocche di Dama * A delicate almond cookie filled with wild cherries and decorated with sugar glaze and chocolate. *   Join us on the NEXT PAGE to see how these cookies are made.

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Italian Peach Cookies (Pesche Dolci)

Pesche Dolci In this video we learn how to make some traditional Italian cookies called “pesche dolci” in Italy, otherwise known as Italian peach cookies. Cookie Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups sugar 1/2 cup butter 3 eggs 3 1/2 cups flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 lemon- zest only 1/2 an orange- zest only 2 tablespoons whiskey […]

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Fiadone con Ricotta – Ancient Abbruzzese Recipe

Fiadone con Ricotta Silvia Colloca Ancient Easter Recipe From Abbruzzo  * Fiadone is a Ricotta cheesecake without bottom layer, made of brocciu, sugar, lemon zest and eggs. The Fiadone can have round or rectangular shape: it is baked in oven and served cold. Silvia Colloca “Fiadone con Ricotta” Video Recipe on the NEXT PAGE  

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Sfogliatella Riccia Stuffing

“Sfogliatelle” Stuffing * Pronounced – (Sfo lee yah tell’ ah) The “sfogliatella” is a traditional recipe of the Neapolitan bakery. After showing the preparation of the dough, Master Pastry Chef Sabatino Sirica reveals the secret of the “sfogliatella riccia” stuffing * ON THE NEXT PAGE

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Bruno’s Bakery – Cassata Recipe

Pastry Chef Biagio Settepani shows us, step by step, how to simply make Sicily’s most famous cake, the Cassata. Join us on the NEXT PAGE for this fantastic video.

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Zuppa Inglese (Italian sponge cake with pastry cream)

 Zuppa Inglese (Italian sponge cake with pastry cream) Despite its name (“English soup”), this is a traditional ancient Italian dessert made with pan di spagna (“Italian sponge cake”), alchermes liquor and crema pasticcera (“Italian pastry cream”). It’s simply creamy and delicious, trust me!   ZUPPA INGLESE Preparation time: 180 min   Serving: 5 Ingredients for pan […]

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