Alchermes-flavoured “peaches” are a typical Italian traditional peach-shaped pastry. They remind me of my childhood holidays because I used to have them at Christmas, Easter and on Mother’s Day.… Sweet Recipe: Cream Peach Cookies
Sagnette, tacconelle or sagne a pezzi” [*] are between the typical Central Italy pasta shapes. Their names and sizes may vary, but their main feature is that they are a flour-n-water dough.… Pasta Lover Recipe: Sara’s Sagnette
The “Cappellacci” are a larger variation of ravioli/tortelloni, i.e. pasta dumpling stuffed with various fillings and folded so as to resemble a hat; very popular in Ferrara area, Emilia Romagna.… Pasta Lover Recipe: Sara’s Pumpkin Cappellacci
I soffioni abruzzesi sono tortini dolci composti da una pasta simile alla frolla ma molto più leggera e “povera” perché preparata con l’ olio d’oliva al posto del burro. Hanno un cuore ripieno di ricotta, uova e scorza di limone, che durante la cottura in forno si gonfia, rendendo questi tortini sofficissimi.… Sara’s Soffioni Abruzzesi
Sara’s Cavatelli Mare e Monti it’s a delicious recipe for the pasta lovers who crave a main course based on surf and turf.… Pasta Lover Recipe: Sara’s Cavatelli Mare e Monti
“Cicerchiata” cluster-cake is made up of tiny sweet dough fried beads. They are slathered with honey and decorated with almonds and colourful sugar bits. This cake is widely popular in Southern Italy, with subtle variations but with different names.… Sweet Recipe: Orange Cicerchiata – It’s Carnival Season!