Almond crostata with custard

Almond crostata with custard

 Ingredients For the shortcrust:
200g cake flour
100g almond flour
100g icing sugar
100g unsalted butter
2 eggs 
1ml vanilla extract
1ml almond essence
1 pinch of salt For the custard:4 yolks
100g sugar
40g corn starch
2 lemon peels
1ml vanilla extract
500ml...
Sardinian seafood fregola

Sardinian seafood fregola

Fregola is a kind of pasta typical of Sardinia. I was so excited to cook this dish today as sardinian blood runs into my veins. I am afraid you won’t find fregola in Joburg but pearl couscous will do nicely! A special thank to Ileana and Mercurio for this...
Coffee custard crostata

Coffee custard crostata

Indulge in this luscious moka coffee custard crostata. You won’t regret it!  Ingredients For the shortcrust:280g cake flour100g sugar1 egg + 1 yolk80ml seed oil1/2 teaspoon baking powder1 pinch of saltZest of 1 lemon1 teaspoon vanilla extract For the...
Carbonara

Carbonara

This dish needs no introduction but two simple rules: do not add any fat when cooking bacon and do not, under any circumstances, add cream! Just follow these easy steps and you will never ever change recipe, I promise.  Ingredients 200g spaghetti2 large...
Brussels sprouts pasta bake

Brussels sprouts pasta bake

This Brussels sprouts and prosciutto cotto (cooked ham) pasta bake is creamy and delicious. I just love its colours and the delicate flavour. It is definitely a must-try!  Ingredients 300g Brussels sprouts 400g farfalle (or favourite pasta) 150g cooked ham 2...
Supplì al telefono

Supplì al telefono

We call them al telefono because the melted mozzarella looks like a phone cord as you open a hot supplì. I just love them, that’s all I have to say. Supplì are a typical street food in Italy, especially in Central Italy. You can find them almost in every...