Semifreddo (Italian Semi-Frozen Dessert)

Semifreddo (Italian Semi-Frozen Dessert)

I first saw this lovely, scoop-able frozen dessert  from one of Jamie Oliver‘s shows, I can’t remember when but it seems ages ago.  Anyways, I thought..wow, you could practically make ice cream without an ice cream machine?!  Of course, I have to try it..took me forever to finally do it though (I’ve a looooooong list […]

Bomboloni (Italian Doughnuts)

Bomboloni (Italian Doughnuts)

Finally got to try making bomboloni!  Bomboloni are Italian filled doughnuts.  They are small and round (just like bombs, hence the name, according to wikipedia) and so light and delicious especially with chocolate that you may not notice that you’ve already eaten a lot. Don’t make too much if you don’t want that to happen- […]

Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I hope that 2012 will bring us all blessings and happiness, good health and good karma. I want to start this year with a recipe for something round and deliciously sweet -for good luck. ü It’s a nice variation from the traditional truffles, the addition of cream cheese gives a hint of […]

Kaiserschmarren

What?..what’s that again?!..my kids asked after I told them what we’re having for dessert.. it’s kaiser-something, I said and please don’t ask me anymore because I honestly can’t say it correctly, all I know is that I have to make this after seeing it on Wolfgang Puck’s website because it looks so yummy! Kaiserschmarrn is an Austrian dessert that […]