When you have lost your Mother, Mother Day takes on a new meaning. Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes are in honor of my Mother, who loved to bake and adored sweets.
Mothers Day was and will always be sad without my Mother. Nothing in the world prepares you for that loss. Brunch was our chosen celebration. I would make breakfast casseroles, fresh fruit, and of course, something sweet. Continue reading “Raspberry Almond Mini Cakes”
Looking for an elegant looking easy dinner? Look no further Panko Crusted Cod with Spiral Beets checks all those boxes.
Frozen foods have come a long, long way. Convenience is king in this day and age. Finding the trendy spiralized veggies was a bonus for me. Don’t get me wrong I’m all about gadgets. I’m not sure, after purchasing veggies already spiralized that it would a gadget for this is for me. I bought beets and butternut squash, check for a recipe using the butternut squash soon.
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Until last week I had never heard of Tartufo. Was I ever missing out…..Dark Chocolate Pistachio Gelato Tartufo is now on my, I will be making this again, and again, and again list!
Delizioso doesn’t begin to describe this incredible dessert. Tartufo is an Italian ice-cream dessert originating from Pizzo, Calabria. It’s normally two or more flavors of ice cream, with either fruit syrup or frozen fruit — typically raspberry, strawberry or cherry — in the center. Its then covered in a shell made of chocolate or cocoa, but cinnamon or nuts can also be used.
So, I looked this up on Wikipedia and the Tartufo di Pizzo ice cream was invented in 1952 when a relative of King Victor Emannuel II came to Pizzo in honour of the celebration of an aristocratic marriage. For this occasion many guests were invited for an elaborate dinner. Unfortunately the hosts did not have enough cups to serve the guests the ice cream dessert, but a clever pastry maker named Don Pippo de Maria came up with a creative solution. Continue reading “Dark Chocolate Pistachio Gelato Tartufo”