Peperonata & Robiola Crostini

  The stewed bell pepper dish peperonata is popular throughout Italy, with some regional variations including the Piedmontese povronà made with lots of sliced onion, tomato, and a bit of broth added towards the end of cooking, and rustisana from Emilia-Romagna, which calls for other…

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Orange Cream & Prosecco Cocktail

Ingredients for the cream 250 ml (1 cup) heavy cream 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract zest of 1 orange per drink 3 parts Prosecco 2 parts fresh orange juice 1 part Schweppes tonic or similar Instructions Whip the cream with the orange zest,…

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Pumpkin & Camembert Pici

This season is all about the pumpkin. You might not agree with the phenomenon, but you certainly cannot fight it. So here’s a recipe for pici pasta with pumpkin and Camembert to celebrate your submission to the pumpkin forces of fall. Enjoy! Ingredients for 4-5 servings…

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Mixed Berry Ice Cream Cake

What to do with a leftover tub of homemade red currant ice cream? Make ice cream cake, of course! When completely cooled, slice a round sponge cake / pan di spagna into two disks. Wedge the first disk into the bakery paper-lined cake pan and spread…

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