Tag Archives: Ricotta

Orange Ricotta Cake With Saffron

Ciambella di ricotta con agrumi e zafferano I never thought I would enjoy making cakes! My aunt made cakes using ricotta, an ingredient widely used in cake making in Italian recipes. The story of this cake is really about how easy it is to make, no more than 15   minutes. When I started I was…
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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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Ricotta and strawberry cake

Ciambella di ricotta e fragole I have always found baking cakes an art I was not particularly interested in. I was always more interested in savoury dishes but the discovery of excellent local ricotta and the fact that many Italian cakes include it instead of butter have  inspired me to start baking. After a few initial…
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Savory ricotta cake with zucchini and quail eggs

Ciambella salata con ricotta, zucchine e uva di quaglia Shopping for fresh produce at markets and at specialty stores is a constant source of inspiration when cooking and developing recipes for my classes and my blog. Recently I visited the newly built factory of That’s Amore Cheese, the people behind some of the best fresh…
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