Entries Categorized as 'Cakes'

Artusi’s ricotta pudding. My shelter in times of trouble.

Date aprile 3, 2014

The kitchen has always been my refuge. I still remember too clearly when I used to come back home tired or demoralized from the office: there was no other place in the world I’d rather be but within the four walls of mum’s kitchen. Usually I didn’t even take time to change my office clothes. […]

Whole wheat crostata with lemon marmalade. It took me some time to fall in love with crostate.

Date marzo 28, 2014

It took me some time to fall in love with crostate. I had my loves at first sight, my temporary flirts and my long term relationships as it happens to everyone, especially to those who have a sweet tooth and who could never say no to a dessert. I had a summer love with ice […]

Artusi’s potato cake from a century old recipe

Date gennaio 24, 2014

Since they are potatoes, do not laugh at the pompous name, because as you will see when you try it, it is not overestimated. If your guests do not recognize the plebeian origin of this cake, conceal it, because they would undervalue it. Pellegrino Artusi, Science in the Kitchen and the Art of Eating Well (1891) […]