Puff pastry ventagli are a typical Italian tea pastry that I have loved since I was a kid.
Ventagli in Italian means fans, and they are called fans because of their shape...even though they look like a heart in my eyes. ;P
Whether you see them as hearts or fans, one thing is certain: these ventagli are addictive because of their sweet taste and their crunchiness. I’m sure that the girl in the pictures is looking for some of them in that bakery window!
This kind of pastry is really popular in Italy and you can find it in bakeries, pastry shops and even supermarkets. Believe me, I can eat a ...
If you’re planning a trip to the UK you definitely need to add Have Scones to your “to do list”!
Do you know what they are?
Think about a kind of bun, a mix between a cake and a lightly sweet bread, crunchy on the outside and soft inside, to eat with jam, butter or clotted cream (a typical English cream that's pretty thick).
Does it make any sense to you? I hope so, because they are simply delicious!
These pastries are originally from Scotland, but today they’re really popular all over England, Ireland and Wales, too, and are usually served for the afternoon tea. Somebody told me that ...
These biscuits are one of my favourite.
The recipe comes from a traditional Italian biscuit called Canestrello, which is shaped as a flower with a round hole in the center.
I decided to refresh its look as a tribute to our Unicorns, whose skies are filled with fluffy clouds, and because these biscuits are so delicate, fragrant and covered with a generous layer of icing sugar… that when you sink your teeth into them it’ll be like biting a chunk out of a cloud.
Serving: 30 biscuits
2 egg yolks (hard boiled and sieved)
100g plain ...