Recipes

CASATIELLO DOLCE - Traditional Neapolitan Easter Dessert

CASATIELLO DOLCE – Traditional Neapolitan Easter Dessert – Regular and Gluten-Free Version

As a special gift for Pasqua (Easter), I wanted to pass on a piece of my childhood to you – a recipe that’s not just a family favorite, but a heritage passed down for centuries. Back in my mamma’s hometown, Durazzano, in the province of Benevento, it is known as Pasta Frolla, which actually means pu pastry. But it’s more than that: it’s a traditional sweet Easter bread straight from Naples.

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Hearts of Love

Hearts of Love

St. Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love, and not just romantic love, but love between family members and friends. It is also a day to celebrate admiration.

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Yogurt Cake

“La Torta di Yogurt” (Yogurt Cake), is one of our very favorite breakfast cakes, but is truly perfect at any time! This is a special family recipe converted into a gluten-free alternative that is quick and easy to prepare.

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Fresh Gluten-Free Pasta With Chestnut Flour

There are several different traditional recipes that were shared with me and I thoroughly enjoyed every single one. Today, I will share with you one of my favorites, which I have converted into a gluten-free alternative – Fresh Homemade Pasta with Chestnut Flour.

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Pasqualina’s Hazelnut Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

Pasqualina’s Hazelnut & Nutella Thumbprint Cookies

An irresistible symphony of flavors, where creamy Nutella met the rich, toasted hazelnuts, leaving a lingering sweetness that is nothing short of magical. Our Nutella and hazelnut thumbprint cookies, a fusion o fItaly’s essence and the warmth of our hearts, are incredibly delicious and have become a family favorite!

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RICIARELLI

RICCIARELLI

Ricciarelli are a delightful sweet hailing from Siena with a unique history dating back to the 14th century, and are primarily crafted from almonds, sugar, and egg whites. Traditionally, they take on a rhombus-like shape and are cherished as gifts during the Christmas season.

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Almond Butter Chocolate Cookies

Almond Butter Chocolate Cookies

A special treat for my great and amazing nephews that can only eat gluten-free. Since they love chocolate and almond butter like their Zia (that would be me 🙂 I decided to combine these delectable ingredients and create Almond Butter Chocolate Cookies.

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