A Celebration of Haggis | School of Artisan Food

Via  Marcello’s Kitchen Haggis is traditionally enjoyed and devoured on Burns Night (25 January), when Scotland marks the birth of its most famous poet, Robert Burns. With the celebrations almost upon us, Rich… Continue reading

Secret food: Cod Offal | Arctic Dream

Marcello’s Kitchen Cod Offal. by Winston on January 13, 2012. Cod Tongues. I didn’t know that cod had tongues. I didn’t even know they could speak. Kristin’s father told me about them being… Continue reading

Luscious wild salmon goat cheese Finger Limes tartine

Think oysters with finger limes, or micro salads with finger limes… The picture above shows my suggestion, smoked salmon and goat cheese on rye, topped with finger limes. Might sound like strange combination… Continue reading

Homemade Galette des Rois – King cake

The stuffing was going to be crème damande, not frangipane. There is a lot of confusion between the two, so heres the difference: crème damande almond cream is a simple mix of butter,… Continue reading

Breudher – Dutch New Years Cake

Dutch New Years Cake. Thanks to quirkyjo for the recipe For our family, New Year‘s Eve is usually a quiet day at home, with maybe some friends over for dinner, or a special New Year’s… Continue reading

Chocolate Dobos Torte for Christmas ?

Chocolate Dobos Torte splendid picture By Irina Dobos Torte makes one 6″ square cake, serving about 9 adapted from Kaffeehaus by Rick Rodgers Sponge cake batter: 6 large eggs, at room temperature 1 1/3 cups… Continue reading

Crema al Mascarpone to transform Panettone or Pandoro in a decadent Xmas dessert

You can cut the pandoro in starred slices to build a Xmas tree 😉 Crema al Mascarpone In una terrina sbattere i tuorli d’uovo con lo zucchero. Quando saranno diventati spumosi, aggiungere il… Continue reading

Panpepato or Pepper Bread Christmas delice

Though the origins of Panpepato aren’t certain one theory is that Sister Berta adapted a Panforte recipe when Siena was under siege and instead of using fresh fruit, she used more readily available… Continue reading

Italian super tasty Christmas Cake from Calabria

Italian Christmas Cake. Torta di Natale ~ Delicate coils of pastry surround raisins and walnuts in this traditional Calabrian treat. This is my revised edition of this recipe. I received this recipe from my… Continue reading

The Sicilian Buccellato a Christmas cake

Recipe by Mangiabene Traditional dessert, very popular across the island and eaten mostly in winter and especially during the Christmas holidays! Ingredients: Pastry: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs… Continue reading