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Ricotta

  • Recipes

    Poached Pears with Grana Padano Ice Cream

    September means shorter days and colder weather, but also delicious seasonal fruits like pears. Move over summer berries! For an out of the ordinary dessert to serve this autumn, try Poached Pears with Grana…

    26th September 2016
  • Baking Recipes

    Pastiera – Neapolitan Easter Cake

    Easter is upon us: that time of the year when it’s absolutely acceptable to eat chocolate for four days in a row. After January Detox and Lent, we can finally stuff ourselves silly and…

    1st April 2015
  • Recipes

    Castagnole (Ricotta Doughnuts)

    The Carnival season is nearly over, but it’s always a good time to make Castagnole, the traditional Italian ricotta doughnuts eaten. Castagnole are fried doughnuts that are available all over Italy during the week of…

    16th February 2015
  • Recipes

    Zuccotto – Panettone and Ricotta Cake

    It’s January, so you probably have a panettone or two left over from the holidays. Or you have bought one after Christmas because it was discounted at the supermarket. What? You don’t have a…

    7th January 2015
  • Sicilian Cassata Cake recipe with ricotta cheese and candied fruit
    Recipes

    My Family Recipes: Sicilian Cassata Cake

    The Cassata Siciliana is the most iconic Sicilian cake, an elaborate dessert made with sponge cake (called “pan di Spagna” in Italian) moistened with liqueur and layered with ricotta cheese, covered with marzipan and…

    14th July 2014