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Sicilian Cannoli

How To Make Cannoli Like A Sicilian Pastry Chef Few desserts are as satisfying as a good cannolo, and no one understands how to make this iconic dessert better than the Sicilians. When I visited my friends at Brunetti Classico in Melbourne, (Australia) their skilled pastry chef shared the secrets to making authentic Sicilian cannoli. …

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How to Make Tiramisu Cake

Tiramisù Cake

How to Make Tiramisù Cake Like a Pastry Chef Tiramisù is a classic Italian dessert with layers of espresso-soaked ladyfingers, mascarpone cream, eggs, and sugar. The dessert originates from Treviso in the mid-19th century, where the original Venetian word Tarmesu translates to “lift me up” (a play on the hit of caffeine from the sweet). …

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Slice of Limoncello Tiramisu resting on a glass plate

Limoncello Tiramisu

How To Make Creamy Limoncello Tiramisu Like an Italian My Limoncello tiramisu is a delightful deviation from tradition – a tantalizing journey swapping rich, robust notes of coffee for the sunny zest of Limoncello. Yes, you heard that right; Brace yourself for an enchanting twist on the iconic Italian treat. Limoncello Tiramisu isn’t just a …

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Italian Almond Cookies

HOW TO MAKE ITALIAN ALMOND COOKIES Almond cookies are traditional to the Southern region of Sicily and they are often decorated beautifully and served on platters for special occasions. This particular recipe is rich with history, dating back more than 80 years and was brought to Australia by Italian immigrant and renowned pastry-chef, Giorgio – …

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Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake Vincenzo's Plate

Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake

SICILIAN RICOTTA CHEESECAKE Prepare to embark on a delightful journey to the heart of Sicily with this Sicilian Ricotta Cheesecake, crafted to perfection with the finest Vannella Cheese Ricotta. This luxurious dessert is an ode to tradition, with a texture and a flavor that captures the essence of the Mediterranean. Imagine a velvety, cloud-like and …

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Italian Easter Menu

Italian Easter Menu

ITALIAN EASTER MENU  What are the best dishes to serve during Easter? In Italy, and many parts of the world, Easter is such a sacred time and a very important occasion to spend time with family. Part of this means sharing meals with loved ones. Traditionally, as part of Good Friday, seafood dishes are prepared …

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Italian Struffoli Recipe


STRUFFOLI  Struffoli, also known as Honey Balls (and many other dialect names!) are the perfect sweet treat to serve at Christmas. This deep-fried, crunchy dessert originated in Southern Italy in regions like Campania, Calabria, and Puglia. The intriguing part about struffoli is that everyone has a unique recipe and often the secrets to getting them …

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How to buy Panettone like an Italian

How to buy Panettone

HOW TO BUY PANETTONE LIKE AN ITALIAN! There is nothing more anticipated by Italians during the holiday season than panettone. This traditional Italian dessert offered throughout Italy and in Italian communities around the world is a tall, dome-shaped cake that has been leavened with yeast and enriched with delicious fruit. It has a perfectly light …

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Strawberry Crumble Cake

How to Make Strawberry Crumble Cake Indulge in a delectable dessert with a twist – a strawberry crumble cake that is sure to impress. Furthermore, this dessert boasts a rich and flavorful taste, making it a treat for all the senses. Additionally, if you’re a fan of the classic combination of strawberry jam and crunchy …

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how to make lemon cake

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake This lemon cake recipe results in a moist, delicious, and delightful treat that will bring joy to your belly and your guests too. The delicate citrus flavour runs throughout this moist cake, and the best part is you can enjoy it for breakfast, afternoon tea or even as a dessert. Watch the Lemon …

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