Tag: sweet

Sweet Crispy Easter Pasta Nests
Dessert

Sweet Crispy Easter Pasta Nests

Turn fresh egg pasta into irresistible Sweet Crispy Easter Pasta Nests which are deep fried till golden brown and drizzled with honey and then topped with candy coated chocolate Easter eggs. Pasta not only makes a comforting first course meal but also can be transformed into a rather playful dessert. Italians have […]

Mini Baked Alaska
Dessert, Gelato

Mini Baked Alaska

If you are into easy make ahead desserts then these Mini Baked Alaska treats are for you. With simply a little bit of time invested, you will reap huge results that will have your guests thinking you slaved in the kitchen. They are somewhat of a throwback dessert and a classic […]

Mini Strawberry Grapefruit Cheesecakes
Cakes, Dessert

Mini Strawberry Grapefruit Cheesecakes

  These mini strawberry and grapefruit cheesecakes, showcases one of Quebec’s more delectable fruits. They are wonderfully sweet and pair perfectly with the juicy pink grapefruit segments. Both fruits are macerated together and then nestled atop the mini cheesecakes to provide a truly refreshing and stunning appearance. You will love […]

Chocolate Anise Biscotti
Biscotti, Cookies

Chocolate Anise Biscotti

  As promised from my last post, affectionately dubbed by friends overkill Affogato, these are my mini chocolate anise biscotti. Studded with dark chocolate chips, with the lovely scent from orange zest and the sweet flavors of both anise extract and ground anise. And, well just because I sometimes do not […]

Sandwich Cookie Pops
Cookies

Sandwich Cookie Pops

  This past week turned out to be pretty challenging for me. It has been quite hectic in my kitchen trying to finish dozens of chocolate cake pops and these yummy sandwich cookie pops…all for a good cause! A few colleagues and I organize an annual bake sale to raise […]

Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts
Cakes, Doughnuts

Chocolate Zucchini Doughnuts

  I have shared a couple of doughnut recipes here on the blog before and both of the deep fried variety. Such as these Zeppole, Ricotta Doughnuts and more recently my Castagnole Fritte. However, my chocolate zucchini doughnuts featured today are of a completely different variety. They are baked not fried and with the addition […]

Tropical Biscotti
Biscotti

Tropical Biscotti

I have been away from my blog for most of the month for a couple of reasons…but first let me share these deliciously simple tropical biscotti with you! Last weekend we celebrated my beautiful, bright and vivacious daughter’s birthday. It was such a fun filled evening spent with close family […]