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The Traditional Italian Dessert You’ve Probably Never Heard Of. Introducing zuccotto: It's like tiramisu, in bowl-form. Between 20 to 30 percent of what I learned in pastry school was guess work. And at the beginning, it was more like 60 percent. To be fair, I was in a foreign country, studying at the Florence University of the Arts in Florence, Italy. The chefs spoke in either broken English, an English-Italian combination, or Italian that was way, way too fast for me—with only a couple semesters of language classes under my belt—to comprehend.

In order to follow along, I’d look at the syllabus every night and do some research on the next day’s lesson. Chocolate Pots de Creme (Vegan, Gluten-Free) Tuscan Rice and Custard Torta (Torta di Riso alla Carrarina) Recipe. Every Tuesday, Italian local Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.

Tuscan Rice and Custard Torta (Torta di Riso alla Carrarina) Recipe

Today: This simple and flourless Tuscan dessert has two distinct—and distincly delicious—layers, with no extra work on your part. I'm calling this a "torta" (the Italian word for cake) but I'll be honest with you: It isn't really a cake. Its Italian name, torta di riso alla Carrarina, just doesn't do it justice when translated word-for-word into English as "Carrara-style rice cake. " The idea of a “rice cake” isn't going to make anyone's mouth water, and it doesn't help that it's not the prettiest looking dessert either.

Bourbon-Butterscotch Pudding Recipe. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

Bourbon-Butterscotch Pudding Recipe

Scrape in seeds from vanilla bean; add bean. Cook, swirling pan occasionally, until butter begins to brown and smell nutty, about 3 minutes. Add brown sugar and cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar is starting to dissolve, about 2 minutes. Add cream, milk, bourbon, and salt; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat. Whisk egg yolks, cornstarch, and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. Transfer mixture to a blender. Dark Chocolate Pudding Recipe. Buttermilk Strawberry Shortcake Recipe. Sweet filled buns.

I did a quick search so as not to clutter this board with redundant posts but only found post about savory filled buns. Here are some pictures and instructions for Swedish-style filled buns. Wrapping the dough around the filling of these is a considerable hassle but the end result is worth the trouble! You'll need: about 2 1/2 cups of flour (you'll need to judge the exact amount by the dough's consistancy), 3/4 cup whole milk, an egg, 5 tablespoons butter, 25 grams cake yeast, 3 tablespoons sugar. (Not pictured, 1 tsp salt) If you've got a powerful mixer you can really just dump all of this in the bowl and mix for about 20 minutes (adding the salt after 10 minutes). After kneading, let the dough rest and rise until doubled in volume (about an hour). Homemade Moon Pies Recipe. While I was doing some research for the jambalaya that I made earlier this week, I also came to find out that Moon Pies are a very traditional part of Mardi Gras.

Homemade Moon Pies Recipe

Having never been in New Orleans for the celebration, I had no idea. As it turns out, Moon Pies are typically thrown from the parade floats out to the crowd. Easy Blueberry Dessert for Summer. Hasty Chocolate Pudding Recipe. Arborio Rice Pudding with Raisins. If you want a bowl of comfort, simmer up this lush, creamy pudding.

Arborio Rice Pudding with Raisins

As the rice cooks, it absorbs the water from the milk, and the starches thicken the remaining rich milk to a creamy sauce. Raisins are classic for this, but you can also use other dried fruit, like dried blueberries, apricots, cherries, whatever you like best. Ingredients 1 cup arborio rice4 cups whole milk, approximately1/2 cup sugar3/4 teaspoon orange zest1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup raisins1/4 teaspoon salt Preparation. Bubble Sundaes with Peach-Blueberry Compote. How to Make Chocolate Mousse. This is a serious dessert mousse, friends.

How to Make Chocolate Mousse

A chocolate experience so rich, velvety and decadent, a few tablespoons is really all that any one person needs. I usually chuckle when I watch Mrs. Crème Brûlée. Today is a very special day.

Crème Brûlée

It’s a special day because I’m sharing with you my favorite dessert on earth. Mmm…Crème Brûlée. It’s even fun to say, even if it is a pain in the neck to type. Coconut Chocolate Pudding. I have a distinct memory from my childhood of my mother and I buying a coconut with the intention of eating the flesh and coconut milk inside.

Coconut Chocolate Pudding

However, we got it home and sort of looked at each other to see who would make the first move to open it. I assumed that since she was my mother she of course knew all the secrets of the universe and was utterly shocked to discover that neither she nor my step-dad knew what to do. My stepfather, who flew jet planes in Vietnam and assembled my bike on Christmas day, was stumped by this little brown ball in our shopping bag. Frozen Raspberry Mousse Recipe. A Tasty Recipe: That’s the Best Frosting I’ve Ever Had – Tasty Kitchen Blog. I’ve been intrigued with this frosting recipe for months, not just because of its alluring title, but also because if its ingredients.

A Tasty Recipe: That’s the Best Frosting I’ve Ever Had – Tasty Kitchen Blog

Five tablespoons of flour? In frosting? Let’s just say my interest was piqued. I finally got around to making it yesterday evening; Marlboro Man’s grandmother has some old friends staying at The Lodge and I wanted to take them a treat. Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe - - 55530. Homemade Pop-Tarts. Homemade strawberry ice cream, without a machine. I promised you homemade strawberry ice cream.

Homemade strawberry ice cream, without a machine.

And homemade strawberry ice cream you shall receive. This is also made without an ice cream maker. Thank you David Lebovitz! I found general instructions on how to do this from his website. I used all of the strawberries I had picked earlier this week. Fried Ice Cream. I'm sure you are thinking about Cinco de Mayo this very minute.

Fried Ice Cream

You should be because it's in two days. We look for any excuse to celebrate. We look for any excuse to celebrate with food. Easy Homemade Ice Cream without a Machine. July is National Ice Cream month, and I’m so excited to show you how making your own homemade ice cream is easier than you may think! No ice cream maker? No problem. Out of rock salt? Don’t need it! You can make this ice cream in just four easy steps. And let me just get one thing straight. Homemade Ice Cream without the machine couldn’t be easier! Basically, you start with 2 cups of heavy cream and 1 can of Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk. Watermelon Lime Sorbet Slices. A sweet and tangy watermelon lime sorbet is a great way to cool off in the summer. No-Churn homemade icecream.

This ice cream recipe has only four ingredients, takes less than 10 minutes to make, and will leave you wanting more every time. Grab 5 fresh strawberries. You can use any fruit you like, or add 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and top with hot fudge. Wash and slice the fruit, then put it in a food processor. A Tasty Recipe: Almond Roca – Tasty Kitchen Blog. Make Your Own Candy Bars - Project.

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups. I’m rich, I’m rich! Thousand Dollar Bars. Have you ever baked something that made you do the Daffy Duck? Ale and Pretzel Soft Caramels. Peanut butter pretzel bites « Two Tiny Kitchens. Salty and sweet. Crunchy and melt-in-your-mouth. Peanut butter and chocolate. Dangerous and delicious (you know what I mean).