Piadina sfogliata (with freshcheese, zucchini and bacon!)

Pay attention: in Italy “Piada” and “piadina” are not the same!! There are smaller and thicker ones, the one with lard and those with olive oil, the classic ones and the sfogliata ones! (that is multiple-layer dough like puff pastry!) What’s coming off the cylinder today? just these (the ones I prefer): thin, with crunchy […]

Sweet pastry

Easy and fragrant: homemade sweet pastry it’s so quick to prepare and yummy that you should try it by yourself! MAKES 1 CAKE DOUGH READY IN 40’   INGREDIENTS 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup butter (cold) 1 pinch salt 1 cup confectioner’s sugar 1 egg (beaten) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract     STEP 1: […]

Burger buns

MAKES 6-7 BUNS READY IN 3 h 30’   INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup warm water 2 tablespoons butter 1 egg 1 oz  brewer’s yeast  dissolved into 2 tablespoons warm water 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt   1 egg yolk + 1 teaspoon water Sesame /white poppy seeds to taste     […]