Category: bakery

Rolling in the dip

You are having a lovely meal, enjoying a good TV programme and the comfort of your home. All is well with your life, nothing can disturb your peace. Until THAT happens: the dip conundrum. The dip conundrum affects all of us, but not everybody is aware of it. It is something it has now become…

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Maria Theresa’s smile

“She swears lazy Sundays were made for her. Doing whatever it is she wants to do, even if it is, nothing at all.” For me lazy Sundays are all about sweet treats, keeping alive the typical Italian tradition of having pastries or cake to celebrate the end of the week. One of my favourite Sunday…

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No eggs? No problem!

Sundays for me are the treat day, there is no Sunday without a cake, cannoli or frolle! Yesterday I found some beautiful lemons at the market, and I thought I could make a lovely lemon cake, like the ones I used to have in Italy. So this morning I woke up, already thinking about my…

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Cannoli siciliani

Sicily: sunshine, sea and obviously cannoli! These little pieces of heaven need some patience, cannoli moulds and a thermometer to check the temperature of the oil – but it is definitely worth it! Ingredients for 15 cannoli To make the shells you need: -flour 130g -sugar 15g -marsala wine 30g -egg yolk 10g, but keep…

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