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Baked Apple with Fruit and Rolled Oat Topping

Baked Apples with Rolled Oats and Dried Fruit Topping

There are several things that I love about this easy baked apple recipe. First, it’s so simple to make – so much so that it’s a fun recipe to make with kids! And it reminds me of fun fall days, picking apples with my family with leaves turning yellow, brown and red on the trees […]
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on October 30, 2016
Walnut Stuffed Fig

Walnut-Stuffed Figs with Coconut and Chocolate

Figs, for some reason, have always been a little difficult for me to find. They seem popular during Christmas time, but even then if I was planning to use them for a recipe I always had to hunt around the supermarket to locate any. Why is it that this time they next to the maple […]
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on October 10, 2015
Brigadiero

Brazilian Style Cocoa Fudge – Brigadeiro

Brigadeiros are a favorite treat in Brazil. You can find them in stores, restaurants, vendor carts on the street and homes throughout the country. It’s a softer version of the fudge but just as lush! You can roll them into small balls and cover them with sugar, nuts or chocolate sprinkles. But sometimes, eating a […]
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Bunet

Bunet – Cocoa and Amaretti Pudding

Bunet is an Italian Dessert made with cocoa and Amaretti (Italian almond flavored biscuits). The recipe is from the Piedmont Region of Italy and comes courtesy of Chef Daniel Toniolo. He made this dessert for us during one of his Cook And Meet dinner parties that he holds in his home in Prague. This thick baked pudding […]
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Tiramisu Recipe

Tiramisu – Delicious and Easy to Make

This recipe comes courtesy of Eating Italy from their “Cooking with Nonna” class. The impressive smooth and creamy dessert is packed with flavor without being too sweet – and is so easy to make. Prep time: 20 minutes and a minimum of 2 hours resting time in refrigerator  Ingredients: 60g / 1⁄4 cup caster/superfine sugar (and an […]
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