Category: Holiday

Flourless, gooey chocolate-walnut cookies

Source:  Francois Payard’s Chocolate Epiphany; cir. 2008 Flourless chocolate walnut cookies If you love walnuts, chocolate, and sugar, then I think this is the cookie for you!  The highlights of this cookie are that it’s flour-less, butter-less and loaded with ooey-gooey chocolatey flavor.  It’s a cookie that takes a bit of patience, and  understanding that …

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Easy Tiramisu (10 minutes!)

Tiramisu: Source:  a  Friend:  Cir; 1990’s Tiramisu Tiramisu, when you do some research on this famous Italian dessert is pretty new.  It seems it was first discovered in the 1960’s, in a restaurant in Treviso.  Treviso coincidentally, is where my family hails from, which could explain our deep-rooted love for this Italian beauty.  I know …

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Nonni’s Twists (cookies)

Nonni Clara:  Cir. 1950’s Nonni’s Twists Yes, these are as proper and delicious as they look!  Doesn’t the picture of these little twists look like proper ladies with their legs crossed?  I so remember these cookies from my childhood.  My Nonni was a northern Italian living in a quaint, neat cottage in Anaheim, California.  Her …

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