My mom stopped by for a visit the other day and she came bearing gifts, a basket overflowing with the most beautiful, plump and juicy blackberries from her garden. I wanted to make a sweet treat for mom highlighting the
For the last month I’ve been testing various recipes and flavour combinations for an extra special dessert for an event I was hosting and I finally decided on these Mini Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes with Grand Marnier Cherry Sauce. When
Mini cakes are the perfect way to wow your guests and because they can be made ahead of time they’re perfect for entertaining. I turn to these types of desserts more often than not because I don’t want to have
Sweet Ricotta Fritters (frittelle di ricotta) is a traditional Italian favourite typically prepared for Carnevale. They’re very similar to the French beignets. During Carnevale festivities it would be difficult not to succumb to the temptation to enjoy these sweet fried pastries
I can’t believe we’re at the tail end of strawberry season already. I couldn’t find one Ontario strawberry anywhere the markets were sold out! If you’re anything like me you’ll be sad to see the last strawberries of the season.
With summer around the corner I thought I would share an Italian frozen dessert, semifreddo. My son, Matt loves lemon (eats them like oranges) and although he doesn’t generally appreciate lemon desserts I thought I might be able to tempt
Marshmallows, puffy, light and spongy, melt-in-the-mouth sweet treat gets a little more indulgent with the addition of rum, peach schnapps and strawberry purée. These pink pillows of goodness remind me of my favourite poolside cocktail, the strawberry daiquiri with a
Growing up we always had boxes of Neapolitan ice cream in the freezer; it was my papa’s favourite. I’ve been missing him more than usual lately. He had a remarkable quiet strength and when he hugged me, the weight of