Olive Oil Cake

The addition of olive oil creates a moist, rich cake that is delicious served for dessert with fresh fruit, or at breakfast with a cup of coffee. It isn’t...

Tiramisu

Rich creamy mascarpone cheese is layered between brandy and coffee infused savoiardi cookies and dusted with rich dark chocolate in this traditional recipe. This is one of my never fail...

Torta della Nonna

This is a traditional Tuscan dessert that can be found in a myriad of variations. I prefer this version which uses ricotta cheese which is more commonly found made...

Cantucci

These little crispy almond cookies are often dipped in a sweet wine called Vin Santo for a light, tasty dessert. Biscotti have taken the world by storm. These subtly sweet,...

Pignoli Cookies

A perfect addition to any holiday cookie tray, these delicious traditional cookies will be a hit with family and friends alike. To make this cookie, almond flavored dough is...

Soft Amaretti

Another traditional nut paste cookie made with ground almonds, this version has a soft, chewy center. Buon Appetito! Deborah Mele 2011