Guys, we have almost made it through another winter! March is around the corner and with it the promise of longer and warmer days. To get myself through the last couple of grey weeks here in London I decided to get back to baking more regularly. First it was a batch of simple chocolate brownies, then a chocolate and vanilla marble cake, then these chocolate and pistachio biscotti. You can see the link here, can’t you…? ;)
Biscotti are double-baked, oblong-shaped cookies which in my opinion were invented for dipping into coffee. It’s a match made… Continue reading
Last November I joined a press trip to Helsinki celebrating the Airbus A350 XWB flying from London Heathrow to Finland’s capital. What made my flight even more exciting was that I flew Business Class! During my flight I had the chance to learn more about the new Finnair aircraft and experience all of its superb features.
The Airbus A350 XWB (Extra Wide Body) is a new kind of aircraft which substantially raises the bar for passenger comfort and environmental performance. Finnair is the first European airline to fly the A350 from Helsinki to London,… Continue reading
With two weeks to go until Shrove Tuesday and the start of Lent, this is the time of the year to indulge in sweet treats. Here in UK it’s all about pancakes, but in Italy we have a tradition of eating doughnuts to celebrate the period before Lent, which also coincides with the Carnival festivities. In Trieste we call these doughnuts fritole and today I am sharing a family recipe to make them.
Regional variations of these little yummy balls of fried dough can be found all over Italy around January and February.… Continue reading