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Orange Scented Biscotti

May 7, 2015

Like dipping something into your coffee, tea, vin santo or moscatto? Here is my go-to recipe for Italian biscotti that I make when I have the urge to dip. Biscotti is an Italian creation of twice (bis) baked (cotti) elongated cookies that dates back hundreds of years. Traditional biscotti are made with hazelnuts and aniseeds but there are many variations. They are usually dry and crumbly but I like them not-so-dry. Adding dried fruit like... View Article

Zucchini Tarts with Feta

July 20, 2014

Every now and then I make pastry dough, both sweet (with sugar) and savoury (without sugar) and keep them in the fridge for a few days so when I get in the mood to bake tarts I have the dough all ready to go. I make a full recipe but cut the ball of dough in half and wrap each individually before refrigerating. This way  I can make only 4 tarts at a time if... View Article

Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins

September 11, 2012

I mentioned that with the abundance of blueberries in the markets I have been cooking with them a lot lately. Blueberry muffins are one of our favourites and I make these often so I thought I’d share the recipe today. These muffins are a please-everybody muffins, large and fluffy and made with eggs and dairy but I also have another way of making them, fat free vegan style that is also very good. Maybe I... View Article