Torta Rustica (Savory Cake with Spinach, Ricotta and Fresh Herbs)

This delicious savory cake is filled with ricotta and seasoned with spring herbs, spinach, onions and pecorino Romano. You can assemble the cake up to 24 hours ahead and store it in the refrigerator until you’re ready to bake. You may need to add a few minutes onto the baking time, so watch it closely … Continue reading Torta Rustica (Savory Cake with Spinach, Ricotta and Fresh Herbs)

Apple Tart

This is a great tart to serve for Thanksgiving or for any dinner party!    1 cup all purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3 tablespoon sugar 1/4 pound (1 sticks) cold butter, diced 1 egg beaten About 100 ml iced water 3 tablespoon apricot preserve 4 medium apples (granny smith or golden delicious) 1/2 cup sugar To make … Continue reading Apple Tart

Sformato di Asparagi e Cipolla (Asparagus and Spring Onion Bread Pudding)

This is a great springtime dish using seasonal ingredients. Perfect for Mother's Day brunch at home.- 1 rustic loaf or ciabatta, diced and crust removed- 2 spring onions, cleaned and thinly sliced- 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed and cut in 1/2 inch pieces- 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped- 1 lemon- … Continue reading Sformato di Asparagi e Cipolla (Asparagus and Spring Onion Bread Pudding)