Pistachios, cranberries, and orange are just the perfect trio. Better yet, they are Christmas colors, and it’s that time of year! Cranberry Orange Pistachio Cookies will make a new favorite fro your Christmas cookie platter.
Sometimes I get a little crazy when I buy things. I overbuy….just ask Tim! Such was the case with cranberries, pistachios, and oranges. Continue reading “Cranberry Orange Pistachio Cookies”
Peak cherry season is summer although this years season seems to have started a bit later this year…..crazy weather! Late or no cherries are beautiful this year in our area. Cherry Pistachio Sweet Rolls are a twist on the traditional cinnamon sweet roll.
In the world of Social Media, I have gravitated towards Instagram. No drama, or at least that I have encountered, just awesome pictures of what is going on with those you follow. Since I follow others with my interest in food, blogging, and photography, my feed is full of stunning food.
One of those I follow is Tatte Bakery in Boston. Their bakeries are the stuff dreams are made of, and although I have never visited the photos they share are in my mind’s eye what I think bakery would aspire too. I would love to visit one day. There are 13 locations and I under they are expanding on the east coast. Continue reading “Cherry Pistachio Sweet Rolls”
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”