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Pizelles (Italian Wafer Cookies)

Pizzelles are classic Italian wafer cookies. Pizelles are baked on a specially designed iron that imprints them with a lacy design. Pizzelle irons are available in the cookware section of department stores [more…]

Hazelnut Cake

This hazelnut cake recipe comes from the Piedmont region in northwestern Italy. You can serve this tasty hazelnut cake on its own, but it’s better with a dollop of ice cream. [more…]

Italian Frozen Desserts

Frozen desserts have a long history in Italy. Italians love their gelato, Italian-style ice cream. Gelato (shown in this figure) is a lot like American ice cream, but Italian gelato is usually much more [more…]

Tiramisù

Tiramisù, a creamy puddinglike concoction, layers espresso-soaked cakes with a mixture of beaten eggs, sugar, and Mascarpone cheese. Dust your tiramisù with some cocoa powder or grated bittersweet chocolate [more…]

Prunes in Red Wine

In this recipe, you first soak prunes in water to make them soft. Second, you cook the prunes in red wine flavored with sugar, cinnamon, and citrus to season them. You serve the prunes in the red wine [more…]

Fresh Berry Granita

Italians make a frozen dessert called a granita. Granite (plural for granita) are scraped ices, much like the Italian ices sold by street vendors in North America. This granita incorporates fresh berries [more…]

Orange Cannoli Pie

This orange cannoli pie has toasted pine nuts in the crust and is filled with sweetened ricotta cheese that’s flavored with orange zest and semisweet chocolate. Traditional tube-shaped cannoli shells need [more…]

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