Category: Italian dessert

diet-eat.net – Cooking with Manuela: Chiacchere di Carnevale

Crispy and sugar covered, Italian Carnival fried pastries   Let’s celebrate Mardi Gras with one of Italy’s most favorite Carnival treats: paper-thin dough, fried until perfectly golden and crispy and sprinkled with powdered sugar.  These delicious treats are found all over Italy with very different names. They are called galani (in Venezia), crostoli, chiacchiere, cenci,

diet-eat.net – Cooking with Manuela: Castagnole with Ricotta

 Perfectly round, sugar-covered ricotta dough fried to golden perfection Have you ever heard or tasted castagnole before?!? These might look like your classic doughnut  holes, but oh no! Castagnole are one of the many treats that Italians traditionally make during this time of the year to celebrate il Carnevale. You would find these in bakeries

diet-eat.net – Dessert Recipe Ideas to Celebrate this Fourth of July

Nothing says Fourth of July like a delicious dessert exploding with red and blue berries Ready to celebrate?!? Even if parties are not recommended right now, and the beach might be closed, nothing should stop us from whipping up one of these festive, delicious and easy-to-make dessert.What all my suggestions today have in common are berries. And

diet-eat.net – Cooking with Manuela: Peach Cookies

Peach-shaped, buttery and soft sandwich cookies filled with melted dark chocolate, infused in maraschino and rolled in sugar These beautiful and impressive cookies will make you dream of summer and sunshine I’m so excited to share this recipe with you today!  These beautiful peach cookies might be one of the first things I’ve ever baked,

diet-eat.net – Cooking with Manuela: How to Make Bomboloni

Say hello to my bomboloni: sinfully delicious Italian donuts filled with rich custard cream I’m so excited to share this recipe with you today. Not only because it took me quite a while to get this recipe together, but mostly because I know that this recipe will have you itching to dash to your kitchen

diet-eat.net – Traditional Italian Torta della Nonna (Grandma’s Cake)

Make your day sweetly amazing with this crumbly and soft pastry  filled with rich and delicate custard cream, and topped with tasty pine nuts I know I know, I’ve posted this recipe before. But it was back in the spring of 2016. Given that the holidays are approaching quickly, and we are all in a baking-frenzy mode

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