Chocolate Pastry Cream Pie

chocolate pastry cream pie

Chocolate Pastry Cream Pie

It’s day two of my “Twelve Days of Desserts,” and today I’m sharing this chocolate pastry cream pie, a throwback to my childhood and also […]

Ricotta Chocolate Chip Tart

Italian Ricotta and Chocolate Crostata

Today I have for you one of my most requested Italian desserts, an Italian ricotta and chocolate crostata. It is basically a cannnoli tart. I […]

Strawberry Tart Class

French Strawberry Tart to Celebrate Ten Years

Classic French pasrtry, the Strawberry Tart, tarte aux fraises. This dessert recipe with shortcrust pastry dough, vanilla pastry cream, and springtime strawberries, is part of French classic pastries workshop.

Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart

Are you in charge of making desserts for the upcoming holidays? Maybe, like me, you are always the person in charge of making desserts. I […]

Galani Venice Pastry Celebrate Carnival

Galani ~ Venetian Pastry to Celebrate Carnival

Buon Carnevale a tutti! Today is Fat Tuesday, known as Martedi Grasso in Italy. The old theory is that today is the last day to […]

figs baked in Almond Cream with Salted Butter Caramel Sauce

Figs Baked in Almond Cream

September, is it really September already?! It’s the month of transition; from Summer to Fall, from long hot days to crisp cool Autumn ones, from […]

Cooking Class Aix en Provence

Cooking Classes in Aix-en-Provence Giveaway

After a short Winter break working on the new site and new culinary vacations, I’m back in France where I’ll again be offering cooking classes […]

Postcards from the Amalfi Coast

When someone asks me what my favorite city/region in Italy is or what’s my favorite regional cuisine – and I’m asked that ALL the time […]