Tag Archives: Christmas

Sicilian cassata with mini Pandoro

Cassata Siciliana di Natale con Pandorini This is an extremely simple  dessert to make at Christmas time. Inspired by the quality of the ricotta now available in Melbourne, I could not think of anything better to do than have a miniature Christmas tree as a gorgeous and not too sweet, not too heavy dessert to have on Christmas day. For those…
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Green crepe cannelloni with burrata and ricotta stuffing

Cannelloni di scrippelle verdi al forno ripieni di burrata e ricotta Scrippelle are very similar to French crepes. The story on their origin is fascinating. “Le crespelle n’busse” are a traditional dish of Teramo, one of the Abruzzese provinces. The dish is supposed to have been accidentaly created by a chef preparing a meal for the…
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Mille feuilles with buffalo mozzarella and tomato confit

Mille foglie di pane Carasau,  crema di bufala e pomodori confit Pane Carasau is a typical Sardenian bread which has been used by shepherds for centuries. I have used this bread here instead of pastry, the dish much lighter and is so simple to make for a celebration lunch or dinner. This finger food was used…
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Caprese salad with burrata in a glass

Caprese con burrata nel bicchiere This recipe is another reinvention of the glorious Caprese salad. In this interpretation I have used brilliant burrata instead of mozzarella, a simple and easy to put together finger food or entree for a celebration lunch or dinner. Brilliant at Christmas as the red and white colours match the Christmas…
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