Torta di Mele della Nonna (Grandma’s Apple Cake)

This recipe is adapted from La Cucina Italiana magazine (Italian version; September 2020). olive oil to oil the pan4 eggs1 1/2 cups sugar (300 grams)2/3 cup butter (150 grams), soften3 1/4 cups flour (400 grams)1 tablespoon baking powder1/2 cup milk1/2 cup rum3 pounds apple, peeled and thinly sliced1 teaspoon vanilla2 teaspoons cinnamonjuice of 1 lemon … Continue reading Torta di Mele della Nonna (Grandma’s Apple Cake)

Apple Muffins

I have been experimenting with muffins recipes for a bake sale that my son is organizing with his friend. Among all the recipes we tested (carrot, blueberry, oatmeal, etc), this one with apples was his favorite one. I thought you may like to make them as well. These muffin are best served warm. You can … Continue reading Apple Muffins

Bolzano Apple Cake (Torta di Mela di Bolzano)

Bolzano is the provincial capital of Alto Adige (South Tyrol) located in the northernmost part of Italy on the border with Switzerland and Austria. It is also the province of Italy where Northern European architecture, language and gastronomy blend harmoniously with Mediterranean styles. This apple cake is just an example of this cultural melting pot as it is similar … Continue reading Bolzano Apple Cake (Torta di Mela di Bolzano)