Italian

Chocolate Fondue

  Chocolate Fondue is perfect for romantic dinners, Valentine’s Day, a dinner party, or just a bit of fun on a Friday night.  Dip anything you like, but chocolate dipped berries are particularly good. So are pretzels, marshmallows, cake, fruit etc. Print Chocolate Fondue Author: Recipe Mash Team Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: French Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  ... Read More »

Panna Cotta with Blackberries

Panna Cotta is a traditional, easy and delicious Italian custard that makes a rich and sophisticated dessert. It goes great with any fruit. This Panna Cotta recipe used blackberries, but you can use a different fruit, or even chocolate in you like. Panna Cotta is easy to make, but it does need to chill overnight, so plan ahead! Print Panna ... Read More »

White Chocolate Cheesecake

Everyone loves cheesecake and what could be better than a recipe for white chocolate cheesecake?  A rich and decadent desert, this white chocolate cheesecake is best served in very thin slices. There are a couple of ways to garnish your cheesecake. One is with fruit. Another nice garnish is to simply dust the top with cocoa powder.   Print White ... Read More »

How to Make Raspberry and Lemon Dacquoise

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 55 mins Cooking time: 45 mins Ingredients needed to make Raspberry and Lemon Dacquoise: For the meringue layers: 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar 6 egg whites ¼ tsp cream of tartar For the filling: ½ pint strawberries 3 large lemons 4 egg yolks 2 tbsp icing sugar 1 ½ cups heavy cream ¾ cup granulated sugar 6 ... Read More »

How to Make Mont Blanc

Serves: 8 Preparation time: overnight Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Mont Blanc: 7 oz semisweet chocolate, chopped 2 jars (14.8 oz) jars roasted chestnuts 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 cups heavy cream 1 ½ tsp fennel seeds, ground 2 cups whole milk 2 tbsp Cognac 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp powdered sugar Cooking instructions for Mont Blanc: Empty ... Read More »

How to Bake Pandoro

Serves: 8-10 Preparation time: 6 hours Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Pandoro: For the starter: ½ cup all purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ cup warm water 1 large egg yolk 1 packet active dry yeast For the cake: 3 cups all purpose flour 8 tbsp unsalted butter, softened and chopped into small dices ¾ tsp orange ... Read More »

How to Bake Jam Crostata

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 1 hour Cooking time: 50 mins Ingredients needed to make Jam Crostata: 1 ½ cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup almonds, sliced 12 tbsp unsalted butter, softened 1/3 cup jam of your favorite flavour ½ cup sugar ¼ tsp fine salt ¼ tsp pure almond extract 1 tsp vanilla extract Cooking instructions for Jam Crostata: Warm up your ... Read More »

How to Bake Grape Foccacia

Serves: 12 Preparation time: 2 hours Cooking time: 40 mins Ingredients needed to make Grape Foccacia: 3 cups all purpose flour 2 lb red grapes 2 tbsp Moscata grappa ¼ cup+ 1 tbsp granulated sugar 1 cup lukewarm whole milk 2 tsp kosher salt 2 packets (1/4 oz each) active dry yeast 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted Cooking instructions for Grape Foccacia: ... Read More »

How to Bake Biscotti with Mocha Dipping Sauce

Yields: 20 biscotti Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Biscotti with Mocha Dipping Sauce: For the biscotti base: 9 oz plain flour 9 oz caster sugar ½ tsp baking powder 3 eggs, beaten 4 ½ oz dried cranberries, chopped 8 oz pistachios, shelled and chopped Zest of 1 lemon, finely grated For the mocha dipping ... Read More »

How to Make Pumpkin Crème Caramel

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1 ½ hrs Ingredients needed to make Pumpkin Crème Caramel: 1 cup pumpkin puree (recipe below) 7 whole cloves Three 1’ cinnamon sticks 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg 5 allspice berries ½ cup milk 2 large eggs 3 tbsp maple syrup 1 cup thickened cream 1/3 cup sugar Cooking instructions for Pumpkin Crème Caramel: To ... Read More »