Tag: Italian dessert

Italian Spumoni Cake
Cakes

Italian Spumoni Cake

Delicious flavors of the ever popular Italian ice-cream better known as simply Spumoni, is revisited in a three layered spectacular Italian Spumoni Cake that is sure to impress. Crumbly cake layers of strawberry, chocolate and pistachio are stacked together while separated by strawberry preserves and pistachio cream. Frosted with a […]

Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart
Dessert, Tart

Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart

A simple yet elegant Chocolate Orange Ricotta Tart made with a crumbly pastry crust, a silky smooth filling of ricotta and mascarpone cheeses. The zest of tangerines with its juices adds a lovely citrusy scent…and of course some grated semi-sweet chocolate simply because chocolate does indeed make everything better. Growing […]

Affogato
Dessert, Drinks

Affogato

Affogato, in Italian literally translates to “drowned.” It is a classic Italian dessert! One where hot meets cold and creates a luscious, dreamy concoction that is just perfect for those searingly hot and sticky days, such as the ones Montreal has been experiencing this past week. The freshly brewed deep […]

Castagnole Fritte
Dessert, Doughnuts

Castagnole Fritte

These castagnole fritte are deep fried sweet pastry balls and although immensely popular during Carnival season in Italy, my mom would typically make them during the Easter holiday. They were always served piled high on a large serving platter and would disappear in no time at all. They are to Italians the equivalent […]