Zucchini Bread

Check the video here With lots of zucchini and the addition of extra virgin olive oil this cake makes a very nutritious snack to take to the beach, parks or any other summer destination. 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour2 teaspoons baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon ground black pepper1 1/2 … Continue reading Zucchini Bread

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)

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)